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Essex Holds Open Meeting

Covanta Essex was excited to host its first official Open Meeting for 2021! Local community members and stakeholders were invited to join employees from the facility at the Blueprint Café, right down the road from the facility in Newark, for some refreshments and discourse.

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New Jersey Facilities Celebrate Juneteenth with NAACP

Covanta’s New Jersey facilities (Essex, Union, and Camden) were proudly represented this Juneteenth at the NAACP celebration in Rahway, NJ. Covanta Essex Chief Engineer, Luther Johnson, addressed his hometown crowd alongside Human Resources Manager Claudia Rodriguez. Check out the video below for ...

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Essex Earns a “Green Star” for Community Outreach

The first ever Green Star Outreach awards were recently handed out to deserving Covanta facilities and employees! The Green Star Awards recognize Covanta facilities and employees for exemplary efforts to educate and support our local communities and organizations. Covanta Essex was a recipient of ...

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Covanta Essex Meets the #Trashtag Challenge

Employees at Covanta Essex stepped up and met the #Trashtag Challenge this past April! The Challenge was designed by Covanta’s Sustainability Employee Resource Group (ERG) to encourage individual facilities to hold cleanup events within their communities.

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Covanta Partners with the DEA to Properly Dispose of Medication

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and National Guard delivered over 18,000 pounds of pharmaceutical waste to Covanta Essex, where they were safely destroyed – preventing harm to both the community and the environment. The drugs were collected as a part of the DEA’s National Prescription ...

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Supporting Environmental Justice in Newark

The team at Covanta Essex in Newark, NJ recently pledged their support of landmark Environmental Justice legislation in New Jersey.

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