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Special Waste and Disposal

  • Posted by AEL OK
  • On July 17, 2013
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  • hazardous waste, radioactive, special waste
We do our best to serve our business community with excellence, no matter what the need is. Industries creating Special Waste look to AEL to meet their need and handle it with care and environmental sensitivity. We designed our landfill with overlapping environmental protection systems so that we contain a wide variety of materials while […]
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Trash to Energy is Here

  • Posted by AEL OK
  • On July 17, 2013
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  • community, methane, trash to energy
Did you know… American Waste Control now has Oklahoma’s first and only Trash to Energy Landfill–able to power 4500 homes in the region? It’s true… The project relies on methane-rich landfill gas made by decomposing garbage at the landfill. Landfill gas is about 50 percent methane, the primary component of natural gas. With an investment […]
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Like a Good Neighbor…

  • Posted by AEL OK
  • On April 3, 2013
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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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Number One According to DEQ

  • Posted by AEL OK
  • On March 3, 2013
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There’s no question, AEL is an exceptional leader in landfill operations throughout the Midwest region. In fact, ODEQ has officially recognized AEL as “The Best Operated Landfill in the State”—We’re very proud of that fact and continue to look for ways we can improve our environment and make the community a better place to live. […]
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