Being Green Takes Initiative…

Did You Know? • AEL is a renewable energy landfill equipped with 67 wells placed throughout our facility to collect methane gas generated from decomposing waste. • AEL has 2-CAT 3520 engines generating 3.2 MW of electricity daily. This is currently providing electricity to just under 20,000 Oklahomans. • AEL has an active metals recycling […]

Making a Soldier’s Wish Come True

We just set a record ya’ll… 2,483,374 pounds of recyclables were recovered during this year’s Unboxing Christmas campaign. With the proceeds, we were able to present a check in the amount of $2,500 to Soldier’s Wish. The campaign lasted from December 26 through January 6th and was designed to encourage recycling of most of the […]

How a Landfill Works: Storm Water Drainage

Critical to any landfill is keeping it as dry as possible to reduce the amount of leachate. This can be done in two ways: • Exclude liquids from the solid waste. Solid waste must be tested for liquids before entering the landfill. This is done by passing samples of the waste through standard paint filters. […]