The 2022 Sustainability Update is available now

This downloadable report covers our highlights from 2021 and beyond. You can return to this site to learn more about our sustainability efforts and view detailed data updates.

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2021 Highlights

Recycled over 1.1M tons of metals and other resources,

including enough metals to produce nearly 3 billion beverage cans.

Completed the first ever sustainability-linked LBO financing in the U.S.

with specific key performance indicators (KPIs) to increase sustainably processed waste and recycling

Diverted 21.1M tons of waste from landfills to energy recovery

Enough to fill a six-lane highway with garbage trucks, bumper to bumper, from Los Angeles to New York City.

Reduced GHG emissions by 18.8M metric tons

relative to landfilling, equivalent to removing nearly four million cars.

Waste-to-Energy vs. Landfill

Waste-to-Energy is internationally recognized as a way to reduce GHG emissions by managing the wastes left over after recycling (saving about a ton of GHGs compared to landfill), but how?

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