Mark Van Weelden Named EBC Solid Waste Management Committee Chair

The EBC Solid Waste Management Committee is pleased to welcome Mark Van Weelden as the Committee’s Chair. Mark will be working alongside Solid Waste Management Committee Vice Chair Brian McCormack.

Mark Van Weelden, MA Area Asset Manager and CT Market Area Manager
100 Recovery Way, Haverhill, MA 01835
978.701.4582  // [email protected]

Mark's Bio:

Mark is the Area Asset Manager for MA and CT for the Covanta assets and also serves as the Market Area Manager for the CT market in his dual role. Covanta is the largest energy from waste company in the US with over 30 US facilities and 4 facilities operating or under development in the EU. Mark has over 30 years of waste experience from growing up around the family waste hauling business, owning his own waste hauling company to extensive leadership positions with Republic Services, Interstate Waste and Advanced Disposal prior to Covanta. For the last 8 years, he has held several leadership roles within Covanta including oversight of IN and NY markets. He is an honorably discharge Navy Veteran who served in the US Naval Mobile Construction Battalion -133, holds an ABA and numerous certificates in leadership, sales force, health and safety training.

About Covanta

Covanta is one of the world’s largest owners and operators of infrastructure for the conversion of waste-to-energy (known as “energy-from- waste” or “EfW”), as well as other waste disposal and renewable energy production businesses. Our company name represents the cooperation and advantages inherent in the partnerships we form to provide sustainable waste disposal solutions for the communities and businesses we serve. Covanta operates and/or has ownership positions in over 40 energy-from-waste facilities in located North America, Italy and China. We also operate other waste management businesses such as transfer stations and metals recycling facilities complementary to our core EfW business.

Covanta-operated facilities in North America convert 20 million tons of trash annually into clean, renewable energy for approximately 1 million homes. Covanta’s U.S. operations process approximately 65 percent of the nation’s EfW volume and offset 20 million tons of greenhouse gases annually.