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Waste to Energy

Waste to Energy is an alternative to sending waste to landfills. Waste to Energy facilities take municipal solid waste to produce energy, usually in the form of steam that is used to generate electricity.

Waste to Energy service an ideal for companies who have waste diversion goals and have committed to limiting the amount of waste that goes to the landfill.

Urban Impact provides Waste to Energy service for Tote collection, Roll Off and Compactor services. All waste collected is disposed of at the regional Waste to Energy facility in Burnaby BC.

For more information on converting waste into renewable energy, contact us about our Waste to Energy service.

Reducing Landfill Expansion
Why Waste to Energy?

Waste to Energy facilities can reduce waste volumes by 90%. This reduces the amount waste going into landfills, reducing landfill expansion and the need for additional landfill capacity.

Metro Vancouver’s regional Waste to Energy facility is located in Burnaby, British Columbia. This award-winning sustainable facility processes approximately 25 percent of Metro Vancouver’s post-recycled waste, mainly from the North Shore, Burnaby, and New Westminster. (source: Covanta)

The Burnaby Waste to Energy facility is part of a regional transfer station network. The waste delivered to this facility is turned into energy that is fed back into the regional electrical grid.

Why choose Urban Impact for Waste to Energy service?

Urban Impact is committed to reducing our environmental impact and offering solutions that assist our customers in achieving their zero waste goals.

Urban Impact offers a complete Waste to Energy service that gives our customers peace of mind.

Our Waste to Energy service is a dedicated and directly routed service. We will send an assigned truck and trained driver to your location, pick up your waste and ensure it is transported directly to the Waste to Energy facility for destruction.

If keeping your waste out of landfills is a priority, this service is for you!

Waste to Energy Containers

Garbage Compactors and Roll Off bins can also be delivered to the regional facility, please inquire today.

96 Gallon Tote

35”(L) x 24”(W) x 43”(H)

Labels and Signage

Download signage to help your solid waste diversion efforts run smoothly.

Download PDF

Did you know?
Waste to Energy Facts
  • The Waste to Energy facility in Burnaby BC processes more than 281,000 metric tonnes of municipal solid waste each year.
  • Less waste in landfills reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 237,000 tons of CO2. That’s like taking 46,000 passenger vehicles off the road for one year.
  • Burnaby BC facility recovers approximately 6,230 tons of metal for recycling annually - enough to build 5,000 cars.
  • It produces 23.9 megawatts of electricity 24/7 - enough to power 19,000 homes for a year.

(source: Covanta)