Covanta Pittsfield Resource & Recovery Facility


500 Hubbard Ave., Pittsfield, MA 01201 • (413) 443-7373

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Covanta Pittsfield Resource & Recovery Facility is located at 500 Hubbard Ave., Pittsfield, MA 01201.

The Pittsfield Resource Recovery Facility, operating as Covanta Pittsfield, LLC, is compactly located on 5.8 acres in Pittsfield, MA. The facility sits adjacent to Crane & Company, manufacturers of American and international currency paper stock, which it sells its steam to. In operation since 1981, the facility is one of the oldest continually operating EfW facilities in the United States. The facility processes 240 tons per day of solid waste generated from residential and commercial operations throughout Berkshire County. Annually, the facility produces over 450 million pounds of steam, as well as 3.5 million kilowatt hours of electricity used for facility operations. During its successful history, the facility has offset the use of 16,000 gallons of oil per day by Crane & Company.

To contact Covanta Pittsfield Resource & Recovery Facility, call (413) 443-7373, or view more information below. Looking for more locations in Pittsfield, MA? Scroll down to see a listing of waste locations and handlers towards the bottom of this page.

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Street Address

500 Hubbard Ave.
Pittsfield, MA 01201
United States


P: (413) 443-7373

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What type of waste services do most waste companies offer?

Most waste companies offer services such as garbage collection, recycling, and hazardous waste disposal. Depending on the company, they may also provide specialized services like medical waste disposal or electronic waste removal. Additionally, some companies may also offer consultation and sustainability services. It is best to check with your local waste company for a complete list of services they provide.

What happens if I need additional services?

Suppose you require additional services, such as an extra garbage pickup or special disposal for hazardous materials. In that case, it is best to contact the waste company directly to discuss options. Many waste companies are willing to accommodate special requests, but there may be additional fees associated with the extra services.

What are common types of waste facilities?

Common waste facilities include landfills, composting centers, and incineration plants. Landfills are the most common waste facility, where trash is buried and then covered with soil. Composting centers process organic materials, including food scraps, yard trimmings, and agricultural wastes, into a nutrient-rich fertilizer for the soil. Incineration plants burn solid waste such as paper, plastic, and other non-toxic materials, which can reduce the volume of trash by up to 90%. Depending on the location, some waste companies may also offer specialized services like hazardous material disposal or medical waste treatment.

Do all waste companies offer recycling?

Most waste companies offer some recycling service, although the types of materials accepted and the collection methods may vary. Many waste companies also offer a special program for electronics or hazardous materials that must be disposed of safely. It is best to check with your local waste company for more information on what types of services are available.

What is the most sustainable way to manage my waste?

The most sustainable way to manage waste is by reducing, reusing, and recycling. Reduce the waste you produce by avoiding single-use items and investing in more durable goods. Reuse items whenever possible, such as donating unwanted clothing or furniture instead of throwing them away. Finally, recycle any items that cannot be reused, such as paper and plastic. Additionally, composting organic material can help reduce the amount of waste going to landfills.