Covanta’s mission is to provide sustainable waste and energy solutions to ensure that no waste is ever wasted by providing communities and businesses with solutions to some of today's most complex environmental challenges.
Let’s compare the effectiveness of these disposal methods in various categories of managing waste and mitigating its negative impacts.
As concerns about communities and the environment pertaining to sustainable waste management continue to grow, we must consider the facts. Both Waste-to-Energy and landfills have impacts, however, Waste-to-Energy is a controlled and carefully monitored process that reduces greenhouse gases relative to landfilling and recovers valuable resources. In densely populated regions across the United States, these are benefits that are too big to ignore. So, when it comes to securing a cleaner, more prosperous future, Waste-to-Energy is the clear choice.
For more on Waste-to-Energy, visit our Waste-to-Energy page.