The award-winning Altamont Landfill and Resource Recovery Facility is internationally recognized for its sustainable practices and leadership in landfill management.
An early adopter of green energy technology, the Altamont Landfill hosts the world’s most successful landfill gas to liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant as well as electricity-generating landfill gas-powered turbines and windmills.
Through innovation, the Altamont Landfill and its parent company, Waste Management, are closing the loop on waste and providing sustainable solutions for the benefit of immediate communities and the San Francisco Bay Area.
Our commitment to the environment has been recognized by the US Environmental Protection Agency (pdf), the US Department of the Environment and the State of California, among others.
|Did You Know?|
|The Altamont Landfill produces an estimated 13,000 gallons a day of the lowest carbon fuel available, resulting in the elimination of 30,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually.|