Run for Heroes

A team of runners from Covanta Hempstead participated in the Run for Heroes event. The event was sponsored by Covanta along with New York State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin. The Run for Heroes supports local VFWs and American Legion Posts within the Assemblywoman’s district.

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Long Island Facilities Recognized by Local Vets

Covanta’s four Long Island facilities (Covanta Babylon, Covanta Hempstead, Covanta Huntington and Covanta MacArthur) were jointly recognized for their efforts to the support the Island’s veterans by the Nassau County Veterans Advisory Committee. On behalf of the facilities, Community Affairs ...

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Long Island Facilities Sponsor Student Environmental Competition

Covanta recently sponsored the Long Island Regional Envirothon. At the Envirothon, teams of high school students from across the island test their ability to tackle hands-on environmental challenges. Topics included water resource management, as well as aquatics, forestry, soils and wildlife.

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Long Island Community Relations Specialist Earns a “Green Star”

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. Long Island Community Relations ...

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Covanta Hempstead Meets the #Trashtag Challenge

Employees at Covanta Hempstead 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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Long Island Facilities Keep up the Momentum with Wreaths Across America

All four Long Island facilities, including Covanta Babylon, Hempstead, Huntington, and MacArthur, together continued their longstanding commitment to veterans on the island through work with Wreaths Across America. Covanta’s Waste-to-Energy facilities on the island have sustainably and respectfully ...

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Hempstead Donates to Long Island Soup Kitchen

Covanta Hempstead donated several whole pallets of assorted food items to a local food drive this past February. The food drive was arranged in support of the Mary Brennan Inn, which has been serving Long Island’s hungry in a dignified and respectful manner to help them achieve self-sufficiency for ...

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Hempstead Partners with Local College to Provide Workplace Training

Covanta Hempstead recently began a partnership with the Center for Workforce Development at Nassau Community College (NCC), as an employer partner of the URGENT program. The program, funded by grants through the State University of New York (SUNY), provides career training to members of ...

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Long Island Facilities Spread Holiday Cheer

All four Long Island facilities, Covanta Babylon, Hempstead, Huntington, and MacArthur, helped Santa out in 2020 by holding a series of toy drives to benefit the less fortunate amidst uncertain times.

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Hempstead Aids Local Teens in Need

Covanta Hempstead provided a helping hand to the The Walkabout Residence with a donation in the form of a fresh, home-cooked holiday meal! The Walkabout Residence is a transitional house located in Freeport, NY, which provides homeless adolescents and young adults a safe space in which to prepare ...

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