Distinguished Service to Veterans Award

Covanta’s Long Island Facilities (Babylon, Hempstead, Huntington and MacArthur) Senior Community Affairs Specialist, Maureen Early was honored by Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman at the Lakeside Theater at Eisenhower Park for the Salute to Veterans Ceremony and Concert. Along with three ...

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Covanta Hempstead Hosts Local Leaders

Covanta Hempstead meeting of the board of the Long Island Association, the region’s leading non-profit and non-partisan business group. Among those in attendance at the event were New York State Senator Anna Kaplan and Assembly Member Kim Jean-Pierre, along with many local business leaders. Covanta ...

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Covanta Hempstead Hosts Park Rangers

Covanta Hempstead hosted a visit by park rangers from the Town of Hempstead’s Levy Preserve. The rangers toured the facility and learned about the role Waste-to-Energy plays in the town’s waste management system.

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Covanta Hempstead Donates Waste Bins

The Hempstead facility donated a skid of trash receptacles to the Westbury Fire Department for their 125th anniversary celebration. The department is planning a drill tournament and parade throughout the Village of Westbury, with several thousand spectators expected to be in attendance.

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Covanta Hempstead Facility Sponsors L.I. Regional Envirothon

Covanta Hempstead along with Covanta's three other Long Island facilities (Covanta Babylon, Covanta Huntington and Covanta MacArthur). Once again, the Long Island facilities were the major sponsor of the Long Island Regional Envirothon. This annual competition is Long Island’s premier environmental ...

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Covanta MacArthur Facility Helps to Clean Properties

Covanta MacArthur along with Covanta's three other Long Island facilities (Covanta Hempstead, Covanta Huntington and Covanta Babylon) also came together for a volunteer day at Cornell’s 140-acre 4H Camp in Riverhead, NY. More than 40 participants performed cabin repairs and cleaned the property, ...

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Covanta Babylon Facility Helps the Local Environment

Covanta Babylon along with Covanta's three other Long Island facilities (Covanta Hempstead, Covanta Huntington and Covanta MacArthur) collaborated on a volunteer day at Seatuck Environmental Association in Islip, NY. Over 30 volunteers helped ready the property for the organization’s first ...

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Waste Study

A group from Stony Brook University’s Waste Reduction and Management Institute spent a week at the Covanta Hempstead facility taking samples of waste as part of a study. The institute was created in 1985 to confront the increasingly complex waste issues on Long Island. Its goal is to reduce the ...

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College Cleanup

Despite some frigid spring temperatures, Nassau Community College’s annual Clean Up with Covanta was a tremendous success. Covanta Hempstead sponsored the event and supplied bags, grabbers and gloves for the participants. Students from the engineering department along with their professors came out ...

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Poster Contest

Covanta Hempstead continued a 32-year tradition by sponsoring the Town of Hempstead’s annual recycling-themed Poster Contest. Students from schools within the town competed for the chance to win great prizes and the opportunity to have their artwork displayed on town garbage trucks. Covanta ...

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