Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Science Cafe at the Library: The Benefits of Waste to Energy

After “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”, there is a lesser-used fourth R — RECOVERY.
Waste-to-Energy technology recovers energy from residual waste to generate energy.
  • a “clean” process
  • reduces waste volume up to 90 percent
  • reduces greenhouse emissions
  • keeps metals out of landfills
Steve Jenness, a Covanta Energy Environmental Compliance Specialist, will explain how Waste-to-Energy works, its benefits, and its future. Read more...

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