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Follow Us on Social Media

  • Posted by AEL OK
  • On May 7, 2014
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Do you follow American Environmental Landfill on Social Media? Learn more about our activities by connecting with us on Facebook, Linked In and Twitter. We do our best to post updates on what’s happening with AEL, information on key projects, our involvement in the community, and our involvement in our industry associations! Connect Today!
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One of the Cleanest Landfills in America

  • Posted by AEL OK
  • On April 17, 2014
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  • clean, landfills
AEL provides one of the most attractive and environmentally sound landfills in Oklahoma. AEL not only provides sound disposal options, we also take great pains to beautify our area and make our landfill into something we can all be proud of. Our facility has a system of layers that are engineered so that the ground […]
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4 Ways We Make Our Landfill Greener

  • Posted by AEL OK
  • On April 8, 2014
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It’s no secret that we set the standard for landfills in Oklahoma. As a company that stakes its reputation on caring for the environment, we’ve done a number of things to help our landfills become the greenest in the state. For example… Litter Litter control is achieved through litter control fences, daily covering, proper compaction […]
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Reuse It When You Can…

  • Posted by AEL OK
  • On April 2, 2014
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Here are some unique ways to swap out disposable items for re-useable ones. We call it our re-usables brainstorming list. Can you think of any more? • Rechargeable batteries. • Replace napkins and paper towels with washable towels. This is a hard one. • Purchase a reusable shopping bag. • Water filter instead of buying […]
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We’re All About Quality Control

  • Posted by AEL OK
  • On March 27, 2014
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  • landfill, quality
AEL stands second to none when it comes to our commitment to environmental awareness, community service and innovation. We continue to build a legacy around these core ideas while working to lead Tulsa to a greener and more sustainable future. To certify that our landfill’s liner design is constructed precisely to plan, AEL implements a […]
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Our Commitment is Second to None

  • Posted by AEL OK
  • On March 18, 2014
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One of the main reasons we’re known as the only fully integrated waste company in Tulsa is the fact that we own our own landfill. It’s considered one of the best in the state of Oklahoma. In fact, ODEQ has officially recognized AEL as “The Best Operated Landfill in the State”—We are the only landfill […]
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Got Special Waste? Call the Experts

  • Posted by AEL OK
  • On February 24, 2014
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We designed our landfill with overlapping environmental protection systems so that we contain a wide variety of materials while protecting the community in which we live. We also have a strict screening protocol for special waste so that we’re sure to always protect our surrounding areas and the well being of our employees. Liquids and […]
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E-Waste Not Just a Landfill Issue

  • Posted by AEL OK
  • On January 6, 2014
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  • ewaste, leachate, ODEQ, recycling
We all know about the good things that come with today’s technology advances. Mobile apps and computers, media and electronic gadgets galore. We love them all and can’t get enough. The downside is the surplus of massed produced e-products that quickly become obsolete and then pile up in our landfills. One UN estimate puts the […]
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Trash: the Next Great Energy Resource

  • Posted by AEL OK
  • On December 30, 2013
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  • decompose, landfill, trash to energy
Ever wonder how long it takes for a piece of garbage to decompose? Well, it doesn’t just turn to liquid or vanish into thin air. It actually takes years and even centuries for some items to break down in the ground.For example,a cigarette butt takes 1-5 years to decompose, a banana about 3-4 weeks, a […]
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AEL Is Making a Difference

  • Posted by AEL OK
  • On December 2, 2013
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  • landfill, tulsa, waste to energy
At AEL, the very nature of our business passion is protection of the environment and lessening the impact of trash on the community. That’s why we’ve invested millions in technology to help recycle Tulsa’s trash and find new ways to transform waste to energy. Over the coming years, we will continue to expand our emphasis […]
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