WIN Waste Innovations Portsmouth

WIN Waste Innovations

3809 Elm Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23704 • (757) 393-3100

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WIN Waste Innovations Portsmouth is located at 3809 Elm Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23704.

The WIN Waste Innovations Portsmouth energy-from-waste facility provides dependable, environmentally safe disposal of up to 2,370 tons per day of post-recycled waste from homes and businesses in Portsmouth, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Franklin, Suffolk, Southampton County, and Isle of Wight County in Virginia. The facility uses the waste as a local fuel to generate 60 MW of clean, renewable electricity for the local utility. This local-energy ecosystem provides power for the equivalent of 32,000 Virginia homes as well as its own operations. In addition, the facility provides steam to meet the needs of the neighboring U. S. Navy shipyard in Norfolk.

As part of its commitment to a clean environment, WIN Waste Innovations has a strong partnership with the Elizabeth River Project (ERP), the leading environmental organization in Hampton Roads.

In addition to being a member of its River Star Program, where it is recognized annually for its environmental initiatives, WIN Waste Innovations Portsmouth also supported ERP's efforts to revitalize Paradise Creek Nature Park, a joint initiative between the ERP, the City of Portsmouth, and the Virginia Port Authority.

To contact WIN Waste Innovations Portsmouth, call (757) 393-3100, or view more information below. Looking for more locations in Portsmouth, VA? Scroll down to see a listing of waste locations and handlers towards the bottom of this page.

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Contact Details

Street Address

3809 Elm Ave
Portsmouth, VA 23704
United States

Phone & Fax

P: (757) 393-3100
F: (757) 393-5730

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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.