Connecticut Maine Massachusetts Solid Waste Management Recycling Services Sustainable Development Energy Solid Waste Management / Hauling


Covanta is one of the world’s largest owners and operators of infrastructure for the conversion of waste-to-energy (known as “energy-from- waste” or “EfW”), as well as other waste disposal and renewable energy production businesses. Our company name represents the cooperation and advantages inherent in the partnerships we form to provide sustainable waste disposal solutions  for the communities and businesses we serve. Covanta operates and/or has ownership positions in over 40 energy-from-waste facilities in located North America, Italy and China. We also operate other waste management businesses such as transfer stations and metals recycling facilities complementary to our core EfW business.

Covanta-operated facilities in North America convert 20 million tons of trash annually into clean, renewable energy for approximately 1 million homes. Covanta’s U.S. operations process approximately 65 percent of the nation’s EfW volume and offset 20 million tons of greenhouse gases annually.  



Mark Van Weelden
MA Area Asset Manager and CT Market Area Manager

Christopher Baker
Vice President

Jay Baronowski
Director, Energy Markets

James Belden
CT Business Manager

Frazier Blaylock
Senior Director

Michael Cicchetti
Associate director, Government Relations

Caroline Clark
Environmental Engineer

Laurie Cooper
Environmental Specialist

Stephen Diaz
VP NE Region Business

George Drew
Regional Environmental Manager

Ben Gassaway
Asset Manager

Derek Grasso
Regional Environmental Manager

Scott Henderson

Patti Howard
MSP Program Coordinator

Tonya King
Environmental Specialist

Tonya MacKenzie
Environmental Specialist

Steven Melloni
Regional Landfill Manager

Rick Meyer
Environmental Specialist

Meg Morris
VP, Materials Mgt & Community Affairs

Joey Neuhoff
VP - Business Development

Ken Nydam
NE Regional Director

Richard Oconnor
Market Area Manager

Richard O'Connor
Business Manager

Daniel Peters
Senior Environmental Engineer

Solid Waste Management / HaulingSolid Waste ManagementMassachusetts
Scott Peterson
Market Area VP

Ken Ryan
Business Manager

Karen Stepsus
Regional Environmental Manager

Larry Swartz
Northeastern Regional Engineer

Robert Telless
Facility Safety Coordinator

Cheryl Thibeault
Business Manager

Mark Turner
Principal Engineer

Michael Van Brunt
Sr. Director, Sustainability

Andrew Yelle
Recycling Materials Manager

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