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Covanta Tartech Venture Starts Recycling Operation at Monofill

Allan Gerlat

November 15, 2013

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Covanta Tartech Venture Starts Recycling Operation at Monofill

Covanta Tartech LLC has begun a metals recovery and recycling operation at an ash monofill in Peabody, Mass.

The joint venture between waste-to-energy firms Covanta Energy Corp., Morristown, N.J., and Tartech eco industries AG, Berlin, expects to recover thousands of tons of metal that has been deposited in the Peabody ash monofill, the companies said in a news release.

The joint venture first was announced in September 2012, and the Peabody venture is the first for the partnership. Its aim is to use a highly specialized technology to recycle metals from ash that remains from the waste-to-energy process.


About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

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