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Longfellow Middle School Tours Covanta Fairfax

Covanta Fairfax was thrilled to host Longfellow Middle School for a tour of our waste-to-energy facility! We were truly impressed by the students' thought-provoking questions regarding our innovative processes, as well as their genuine passion for sustainability. Witnessing their contagious ...

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Making an Impact for National Drug Take-Back Day

Covanta hosted a booth outside the Virginia State Capitol to encourage awareness and participation in this important annual event. The team distributed prescription medicine mail back envelopes and welcomed a special visitor – Glenn Youngkin, Governor of Virginia.

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Covanta Fairfax & Alexandria National Night Out

Last week was a golden opportunity for both of our Covanta facilities in Alexandria, and Fairfax, Virginia as we actively participated in the National Night Out event. It was an experience engaging with the community we proudly serve, alongside law enforcement, EMT, and firefighters. We were ...

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Covanta Team Assists U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration with Secure Destruction

Covanta’s Healthcare Team, in conjunction with Covanta Fairfax, partnered with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on an incredibly significant destruction of seized contraband. On short notice, the Fairfax facility team stepped up and made an extraordinary effort to complete the ...

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Covanta Fairfax Helps Fight Drug Abuse

The Covanta Fairfax facility and Covanta Environmental Solutions distributed pharmaceutical mail-back envelopes to the attendees of the Loudoun County (VA) Sheriff’s Office “Fighting Fentanyl Together” forum. David Cali, Director of DEA Compliance for Covanta Environmental Solutions, handed out the ...

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Earth Day Clean-up

The Covanta Fairfax team held a road clean-up on Earth Day, where a group of 16 volunteers picked up trash and debris along Furnace and Mordor Roads. In addition to the collection of trash along the roadside, illegally dumped debris was found near the parking area near the Laurel Hill Mountain Bike ...

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Hosting Eisenhower National Defense University

Area Asset Manager Don Cammarata and Environmental Compliance Specialist Kevin McGunnigle hosted a group from the Eisenhower National Defense University at the Covanta Fairfax facility. The attendees participated in a seminar on the Environment & Climate. The group also toured the facility and ...

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Flags Retirement Ceremony

A flag retirement ceremony was held at the American Legion Post 177 in Fairfax, Virginia. Post 177 collects flags from Fairfax County municipalities and residents, where they are then delivered to Covanta Fairfax for honorable destruction. At the event, the Mayor of Fairfax David Meyer spoke about ...

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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.

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