The partnership between Waste Management and UNH enables UNH to heat and power 75 to 85 percent of the campus and make money selling surplus energy to the grid.
The state will spend roughly $1.4 billion on 26 projects over the next four years.
The auto manufacturer has 142 zero waste facilities.
Covanta President and CEO Stephen Jones stopped in to discuss highlights from 2017 and what 2018 has in store.
Local residents are strongly opposed to a proposed WTE plant in Romulus, N.Y.
The company hopes to break ground by the end of 2018.
The company will use its patented process to produce solid biofuel.