Waste resource utilization refers to the responsible management of the many products and materials that become waste streams around the world. The issue encompasses a focus on finding the most sustainable next step for each waste in order to lessen, to the extent possible, impacts on the environment and society.

Related GRI topics: Procurement Practices 2016* and Materials 2016

* Covanta’s 2020 Sustainability Report applies the 2016 version of the GRI Standards; “2016” refers to the Standards issue date, not the date of information presented in this report.