Honorable retirement of old, worn American flags

On September 11, an estimated 4,500 American flags were retired in a dignified manner at the Covanta Fairfax Waste-to-Energy facility in Lorton, VA.

Covanta Fairfax flag-collection

Covanta has partnered with local Boy Scouts troops since 2019, on a special process to ensure a respectful retirement of old and worn flags. 

Read more about the latest successful collection here

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