Where does our trash go and what happens to it?

Our trash goes to an energy-from-waste facility:

Covanta Haverhill
100 Recovery Way
Haverhill, MA 01835
978-372-6288

https://www.covanta.com/Our-Facilities/Covanta-Haverhill

The Haverhill Resource Recovery Facility is located on a 147-acre area in the Ward Hill Neck section of Haverhill, MA. The facility processes 1,650 tons per day of solid waste, generating up to 49 megawatts of renewable energy.  The facility is equipped with a ferrous and non-ferrous metal recycling system and an air-cooled condenser that condenses turbine exhaust.

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