Florida Waste-to-Energy Plant Cuts Landfilled Waste 90%Florida Waste-to-Energy Plant Cuts Landfilled Waste 90%
July 1, 2015
A Babcock & Wilcox waste-to-energy facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, is now online.
The company says it is the cleanest and most-advanced power plant of its kind in North America, providing power for about 44,000 homes and businesses while processing more than 1 million tons of post-recycled municipal solid waste each year. This will reduce reliance on the landfill by up to 90 percent, while also recycling an estimated 27,000 tons of steel, aluminum, copper and other metals annually.