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Tulsa, Oklahoma Landfill Creates Buzz with Landfill Honey Bees

  • Posted by AELaDmin
  • On September 24, 2015
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American Waste Control has quite a “sting operation” going on in Tulsa these days. The waste collection company is now raising 280,000 honeybees at its waste-to-energy landfill, American Environmental Landfill, in an effort to help local plants thrive and to raise awareness of the importance of bees to Tulsa’s eco-system. The bee idea blossomed a […]
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Waste to Energy Vs Burning: What’s the Better Choice?

  • Posted by AELaDmin
  • On August 12, 2015
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A big issue popping up in the waste and environmental industry now days is whether burning waste is actually better than disposing of it at a Waste to Energy Landfill. To us, it’s a no-brainer. Incinerators are an unclean energy source and pose a real risk to the environment and the community. Even an incinerator […]
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The Next Gen of Green

  • Posted by AELaDmin
  • On July 21, 2015
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So vital we keep teaching students the importance of sustainable landfilling and waste to energy technology. This pic is from a recent visit from ORU students. Our aim is to welcome all students from around Oklahoma to take a look-see at what we’re so good at: Making Tulsa a cleaner and greener place to live.
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New Arrival!!

  • Posted by AELaDmin
  • On July 7, 2015
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Our new walking floor transfer trailer has arrived. What cannot be recycled by Feed Mr. Murph is not wasted…we use it as a fuel source to generate electricity for Osage County at our Waste-to-Energy Landfill, American Environmental Landfill – A Waste to Energy Landfill.
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That’s No Bull…or Maybe it is!

  • Posted by AELaDmin
  • On June 19, 2015
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Brand new additions to the AEL family, y’all…3 new bulls! Loving the wildlife around the landfill. Longhorn Cattle Facts: The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to 7 ft tip to tip for steers and exceptional cows, and 36 to 80 in tip to tip for […]
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Tossing Hazardous Waste? It Could Be Risky!

  • Posted by AELaDmin
  • On May 26, 2015
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Ever think about that Hazardous waste you’re tossing in the trash? Probably time you did. The dangers from chemicals in waste can be enormous and very risky not only to ourselves but others as well. Here’s a good way to identify them: From your house: • Oven cleaners, electronic equipment, dyes, pesticides, acids, bleach and […]
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Just an Ordinary Landfill? Not on Your Life…

  • Posted by AELaDmin
  • On May 12, 2015
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The purpose of a landfill is to bury the trash in such a way that it will be isolated from groundwater, will be kept dry and will not be in contact with air. Unlike a compost pile, a landfill is designed to keep the trash away from people, but does not allow it to decompose […]
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Spring Tours at the Landfill

  • Posted by AELaDmin
  • On April 9, 2015
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We were honored recently to have ORU’s Environmental Science Lab guest tour our one of a kind waste to energy facility. Here, we have a pic of Todd Green, our VP, telling about AEL and the process in place for turning landfill methane into a viable energy resource. American Waste Control is now piping that […]
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