MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Covanta, a world leader in sustainable waste and energy solutions, has been selected as a finalist for NJBIZ’s 2018 Business of the Year awards in the Corporate Citizen of the Year category.
Headquartered in Morristown, NJ with four Energy-from-Waste facilities in the state, Covanta has a 30-plus-year history of making a positive impact in the communities in which its employees live and work. The company works with a variety of state, regional and local organizations to address issues of importance to New Jersey residents such as responsible waste disposal, preservation of the environment, clean energy generation and the perpetuation of strong, vibrant communities.
Some of Covanta’s recent community outreach activities include:
- Instituting a recycling program in Camden, NJ schools;
- Providing safe and secure destruction of unwanted prescription drugs to NJ communities, protecting water supplies and keeps drugs out of the wrong hands;
- Managing the collection and safe disposal of over 10,000 pounds of electronic waste through community events in Newark, NJ;
- Supporting the important work of the Community Soup Kitchen & Outreach Center in Morristown with food drives and donations.
The Business of the Year awards program celebrates New Jersey’s most dynamic businesses and business leaders who share a commitment to professional excellence, business growth and the community. Winners will be announced in each category, including Business of the Year, Corporate Citizen, Emerging Business and Executive of the Year, during an awards dinner and ceremony in December.
NJBIZ is New Jersey’s leading business journal providing news coverage on NJBIZ.com as well as through its daily e-newsletters and weekly print edition.
Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 22 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle over 600,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit covanta.com.