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Covanta Energy Awards SAK Environmental Solid Waste Ban Compliance Contract

Posted September 20, 2017 by

SAK Environmental was recently selected by Covanta Energy, a world leader in sustainable solid waste management and energy production, to manage their solid waste ban compliance program at its three (3) Massachusetts waste-to-energy facilities.  With this award, SAK now manages similar programs at all six (6) waste-to-energy plants in Massachusetts.

SAK provides independent inspection of each facility’s in-coming municipal solid waste stream, which is used as fuel to generate electricity, for excessive amounts of paper, cardboard, metal, yard and food waste, plastic, and other recyclable material dubbed “waste ban” material. With over 50% of the trash generation in Massachusetts fueling these facilities, the data SAK collects reveals the status of state recycling efforts.  Additionally, SAK’s work allows Covanta to earn carbon credits under the Massachusetts Green Communities Act with proceeds from credit sales funding private and public recycling programs.

“This is important work and reinforces our commitment to sustainability services, and to supporting leading companies like Covanta Energy in doing the same” says Stephen Sakakeeny, Principal at SAK.

About SAK Environmental LLC (www.sakenvironmental.com) – SAK Environmental is a privately owned environmental consulting business founded in 2003 and based in North Andover, Massachusetts.  We specialize in pollution assessment and remediation, sustainable development, environmental support during construction, and environmental permitting and compliance.  Our approach is to deliver technically sound advice and practical solutions enabling our clients to proceed with their initiatives with confidence and peace of mind.  We strive to promote sustainable development and environmentally compatible business practices to allow business, industry and communities to thrive.

SAK Environmental | info@sakenvironmental.com | 231 Sutton Street

North Andover, MA  01845 | phone: 978-688-7804  | fax: 978-688-7801

www.sakenvironmental.com

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