Protecting Tomorrow

Key Achievements

Investing in Community

20,000+ community members

educated about sustainable waste management through tours, school programs, and events

2 million lbs of hard to dispose materials,

including derelict fishing gear, mercury, and unused pharmaceuticals, diverted through volunteer programs

Ensuring No Waste Is Ever Wasted–Advancing The Circular Economy

Continued growth and opportunity in sustainable waste management:

Construction at Rookery Energy Recovery facility in the U.K. nearing completion 

Advanced U.K. pipeline of 4 development projects,

totaling 1.5M metric tonnes of annual capacity

Ensuring No Waste Is Ever Wasted–Advancing The Circular Economy

550,000 tons of metal recycled, equivalent to:

6 Golden Gate Bridges

from ferrous metal

And 3 Billion Soda Cans

from non-ferrous metal

Ensuring No Waste Is Ever Wasted–Advancing The Circular Economy

21.6 million tons of waste diverted from landfills to energy recovery:

Enough to fill a six lane highway with garbage trucks,

bumper to bumper, from L.A. to NYC

18.8M metric tonnes of GHGs reduced, as CO2 equivalents,

equivalent to pulling over 4 million cars off the road

Investing in Our People

Covanta joined the CEO Action for

Diversity & Inclusion Pledge

Launched the Early Career Development Program

World Class Safety & Health Performance

68% of facilities injury-free

32 VPP STAR facilities

one of the top ten companies in the U.S. with a majority of operating locations recognized as STAR Worksites