Landfill

Watch Out for Hazardous Waste

Did you know…throwing out dangerous waste always puts people at risk? Hazardous chemicals in waste can be freed into the environment and pollute our air and water, and even our food. We encourage everyone to stop and think about what they’re tossing and make sure they’re not putting others in danger. Hazardous waste is easy …

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Definitely Our Beeswax

AWC continues to look for ways we can improve our environment any chance we can and make the community a better place to live. Our company even owns several beehives at our waste to energy landfill that produce two different types of honey. These beehives are there because of our agreement to hand-clear the brush …

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Our Landfill Making a Difference

We love being a good neighbor—especially when it involves protecting kiddos. We heard recently our neighboring elementary school, Anderson Elementary, needed better security for their school… so we decided to get involved in a big way…donating enough steel piping material to help build a state of the art security fence around the perimeter of the …

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New Waste to Energy Project

Have you heard the good news? Our new waste to energy project will soon enable us to produce enough electricity to power between 3,000 and 4,000 homes in Oklahoma. The project relies on methane-rich landfill gas made by decomposing garbage at our AEL landfill. Landfill gas is about 50 percent methane, the primary component of …

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Landfills Are a Good Thing…

Most Americans don’t realize the positive effect landfills have on the economy and environment. In many cases, the waste people create and send to a landfill can generate enough energy to power an entire community and often, revenues generated from a successfully operating landfill can be used to improve schools, roads, and the quality of …

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