Company description

Covanta is one of the world's largest owners and operators of infrastructure for the conversion of waste-to-energy (EfW), as well as other waste disposal and renewable energy production businesses. Covanta operates and/or has ownership positions in over 40 energy-from-waste facilities located in North America, Italy and China. The company also operates other waste management businesses such as transfer stations and metals recycling facilities.

Covanta-operated facilities in North America convert 20 million tons of trash annually into 9 million megawatt-hours of clean, renewable energy and create more than 9 billion pounds of steam sold to a variety of industries. Covanta's U.S. operations process approximately 65% of the nation's EfW volume and generate, in combination with other renewable energy facilities, approximately 8% of America's non-hydro renewable electricity.  

Company details

445 South Street

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Company updates

  • April 06, 2023

    Covanta Holdings to Acquire Circon Holdings

    Covanta Holding Corporation (Covanta) has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Circon Holdings, Inc. (Circon) a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries (Kinderh...

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  • September 01, 2022

    Covanta acquires Biologic Environmental Services and Waste Solutions

    Covanta has announced that it has acquired Biologic Environmental Services and Waste Solutions (Biologic), a California-based environmental management firm offering comprehensive waste management serv...

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  • August 11, 2021

    Philippines plans to revive Quezon waste to energy PPP

    City Government of Quezon in the Philippines has started negotiations to revive the concession to develop an integrated solid waste management facility with a consortium comprised of Metro Pacifi...

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  • January 25, 2021

    DIF closes acquisition of additional 10% stake in Dublin waste to energy PPP

    DIF Capital Partners, through DIF Infrastructure V (DIF), has announced that it has closed the acquisition of an additional 10% stake in the Dublin Waste to Energy PPP project. Together with its partn...

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  • December 16, 2019

    Covanta signs concession agreement for EfW facility in Zhao County

    Covanta Holding Corporation has signed a concession agreement with Zhao County, China for the construction and operation of a new Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facility. The project is being developed...

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  • October 11, 2019

    Munich Re to co-invest in Dublin waste-to-energy project

    MR Infrastructure Investment GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Münchner Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München (Munich Re), DIF Infrastructure V Cooperatief U.A....

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  • June 06, 2019

    DIF completes acquisition of 69 MW Dublin waste-to-energy project

    DIF, through its most recent fund DIF Infrastructure V, has announced that it has closed the acquisition of a stake in the Dublin Waste to Energy PPP project. The project is an operational waste to en...

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  • April 17, 2019

    EU Commission checks merger deal for 69 MW waste-to-energy project in Dublin

    The European Commission has received notification of a proposed concentration by which DIF Infrastructure V, Covanta Holding Corporation and Green Investment Group Limited (GIG) will acquire joint con...

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  • March 28, 2019

    Rookery South ERF reaches financial close

    The Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility project in Bedfordshire, UK has reached a financial close. The project features a moving grate combustion technology. It can accommodate up to 480,000 metri...

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  • February 11, 2019

    Unsolicited proposal for Quezon City waste PPP unchallenged

    The Quezon City Local Government has not received any bids to challenge the unsolicited proposal for the Quezon City Integrated Solid Waste Management Facility Project, submitted b...

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