Renewable Energy

When most people think of renewable energy, they think of wind, solar and hydroelectric. However, there’s another source of energy that is created every day across the globe: trash.

Over the years, Waste Management has made investments to put the waste we manage to reuse. In some case, that means recycling, while in other cases that means creating energy. At about 130 disposal sites, we use naturally-occurring landfill gas to power homes and businesses. Just recently, we even developed the technology to convert landfill gas into a fuel our fleet vehicles can run on.

Like wind and solar, landfill-gas is a renewable source of energy endorsed by the Environmental Protection Agency as an alternative to fossil fuels, like natural gas, coal and oil. Using landfills, we produce over 550 megawatts of electricity, which is enough to power more than 440,000 homes. This amount of energy is equivalent to offsetting over 2.2 million tons of coal per year.

 

  • Wind energy and Solar Energy
  • Hydroelectric energy
  • Geothermal Power
  • Biomass Conversion
  • Hydrogen and Fuel cells
  • Renewable Energy for Power and Heat
  • Solar thermal and photovoltaics
  • Energy Recycling
  • Waste heat recovery

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October 19-21, 2017

4th World Conference on Climate Change

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4th International Conference on Green Energy & Expo

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Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel, Nov 06-08, 2017

6th International Conference on Recycling: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Las Vegas,Nevada, USA
March 19-20, 2018

World Conference on Ecology

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2nd International Convention on WATER

April 23-24, 2018 Dubai, UAE
June 14-16 ,2018

5th World Congress and Expo on Green Energy

London, UK
June 25-26, 2018

8th World Congress and Expo on RECYCLING

Berlin, Germany
July 11-12, 2018

World Congress on Environmental Toxicology and Health

Sydney, Australia
October 22-23, 2018;

9th World Convention on Recycling and Waste Management

Osaka, Japan

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