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Covanta Tulsa

Reducing Landfill Waste

Located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Covanta Tulsa is an award-winning Waste-to-Energy Facility that serves the Tulsa area with reliable and sustainable waste management.

In addition to keeping waste out of landfills, we are committed to ensuring safe operations and minimizing environmental impacts. We have been consistently recognized for exceptional operations and community involvement, including the National Safety Council’s Occupational Excellence Award.

Fast Stats: Annual Performance

Every year, our facility processes more than 289,000 tons of waste that would otherwise have ended up in landfills.

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Less waste in landfills reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 361,000 tons of CO2. That’s like taking 70,000 passenger vehicles off the road for one year.

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We use waste to produce 16 megawatts of electricity 24/7 - enough to power 12,000 homes for a year.

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We also recover 9,300 tons of metal for recycling annually - enough to build 7,000 cars.

Covanta Tulsa
2122 South Yukon Ave
Tulsa, OK 74107
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Superior Environmental Performance

We care about our communities and operate well below emissions limits. Over 99.9 percent of what comes out of our plant’s stack is what you’d typically find in air - water vapor, nitrogen, oxygen, and carbon dioxide. The remaining constituents are well below federal and state standards.

Covanta Tulsa Emissions Table

For more information on facility performance click here.

Process in Action

Waste-to-Energy: How Does It Work?

Waste-to-Energy takes non-hazardous waste - otherwise destined for landfill - and combusts it to generate steam for electricity generation. Ash is processed to recover metal for recycling while all gases are collected, filtered and cleaned before being released safely into the atmosphere.

Watch the process in action

Covanta Tulsa
2122 South Yukon Ave
Tulsa, OK 74107
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