The Dublin Waste to Energy Facility converts waste that cannot be reused or recycled into clean energy

DWTE receives 2 millionth tonne

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Dublin Waste to Energy recently received its 2,000,000th tonne of waste since the start of operations in 2017.

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Welcome to Covanta Dublin

Located in Poolbeg, Dublin Port, the facility:

  • Annually diverts at least 600,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste from landfill
  • Generates enough electricity for over 100,000 homes
  • Potential heating for 50,000 additional homes



Safe, Environmentally Sound Operation

Learn about the state-of-the-art emissions control system at the Dublin Waste to Energy Facility.



What’s coming from the stack?

Learn about the emissions control system and the steam plume coming from the stack.



Frequently Asked Questions

Why was the facility built?

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How is waste converted into energy

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What are the emissions generated

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How does the facility benefit the community

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Dublin Waste to Energy is a Proud Member of REPAK Ireland