Reducing Landfill Waste
Located in Newark, New Jersey, the Essex County Resource Recovery Facility is an award winning Waste-to-Energy Facility that serves 22 municipalities in Essex County and the surrounding region with reliable and sustainable waste management.
In addition to keeping waste out of landfills, we’re committed to ensuring safe operations and minimizing environmental impacts. We have been consistently recognized for exceptional operations, including OSHA’s stringent Voluntary Protection Program Star certification.
We are also committed to Environmental Justice and continuous improvement. Please visit this page to learn more about our work to reduce emissions and positively impact the communities we serve.
For more information on the facility, click the button below for more answers to frequently asked questions.
To view the presentation from the Covanta Essex Open Meeting in December, 2021, click the button below.