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Municipal waste separation in Europe

Municipal waste separation in Europe

Even though households only generate around 10 % of the total waste in the EU (Eurostat, 2016a and 2016b), household waste is still considered to be a very important... read more
From Linear to Circular Economy – closing the loop

From Linear to Circular Economy – closing the loop

Make – Take – Waste. This has been the economic and societal modus operandi for many years now. We take primary resources, make them into products for consumption and... read more
“Local Tradition second hand” for a good purpose

“Local Tradition second hand” for a good purpose

  .A.S.A. Abfall Service AG donates nearly new second hand traditional folk costumes to the Viennese Caritas "carla" shops Revenues from traditional folk... read more
PET Life

PET Life

You finish your water from the PET bottle and throw it in the trash. And that’s the end of it for you. But did you know that you can meet up with the "same" bottle again... read more
Not a second choice material, but a first class alternative

Not a second choice material, but a first class alternative

.A.S.A. Abfall Service has created a secondary raw material brand for used oil, known as .A.S.A. Lube. Urban Mining is the new trend – extracting resources... read more
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FCC Environment winner of the World Smart City Awards in the Innovative Idea category
22/11/2019

FCC Environment winner of the World Smart City Awards in the Innovative Idea category

The award-winning project is a 100% electric modular chassis-platform for urban service vehicles.This revolutionary...
Graz - the multifaceted capital of Styria
11/10/2019

Graz - the multifaceted capital of Styria

Immerse yourself in Austria's second largest city: Graz - the multifaceted capital of Styria! 
Salzburg - the Mozart City
20/09/2019

Salzburg - the Mozart City

Are you planning on taking a trip to Austria? If so, then be sure to include Salzburg right at the top of your list of...
Budapest - the popular tourist destination on the Danube River
09/09/2019

Budapest - the popular tourist destination on the Danube River

When visiting Budapest, Hungary's capital, the Banks of the Danube as well as the Buda Castle Quarter - both of which...
Vienna has much more to offer than just the Stephansdom or Prater
03/09/2019

Vienna has much more to offer than just the Stephansdom or Prater

When you say "Vienna", people will likely first think of the city's most famous landmarks; the Stephansdom (St....
Bochnia Salt Mine: the oldest mine in Poland
26/08/2019

Bochnia Salt Mine: the oldest mine in Poland

Bochnia Salt Mine dates back to 1248, which makes it the oldest mine in Poland and one of the oldest in the world. The...

Why with us

  • International team of experts

    Our team of more than 4 416 employees in 8 countries of CEE signs responsible for the smooth operation of all our services.

  • Waste as a resource

    Thanks to modern waste treatment solutions we give 560 000 tons of secondary raw materials a second life annually.

  • Just in time

    Nearly 1.3 million containers, skips and bins of all sizes and  1 347 trucks or special vehicles ensure secure and efficient collection and transport of all waste for further treatment.

  • Experienced service provider

    8 countries, 1 379 municipalities and 4.9 mil residents served, 21 joint-ventures with municipalities, 51 400 industrial clients. This is our brief profile.

FCC Environment CEE Group in figures

1 347 trucks and special vehicles

Over 1 300 000 containers and bins

96 collection yards

18 transfer stations

31 sorting plants

11 RDF (alternative fuels treatment)

9 splitting plants

21 mechanical biological treatment plants and/or composting

27 landfills

1 waste-to-energy-plant for household and commercial waste

1 incineration facility for hazardous waste

4.9 mil residents served

4.1 mil t/a of waste processed

8 countries

51 400 industrial clients

Partner of 1 379 municipalities

21 joint-ventures with municipalities

more than 0.56mil t/a SRM handled

200 GWh/a generated by W2E plants and landfills cogeneration units

4 800 km of streets cleaned

644 hectares of green areas maintained 

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FCC CEE Group has more than 10 years of experience in used clothes business
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300 to 400 kg of compost can be produced from 1 tonne of biodegradable waste
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Metals and glass are 100% recyclable
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In Europe, up to 90% of the green glass bottle is made of recycled glass
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More than 0,7 litres of base lube oil can be produced from 1,0 litre of used mineral oil and is being used for engine, transmission and hydraulic oils
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With the energy needed for productions of 1 drink can from bauxite, it is possible to produce 20 cans from recycled aluminium
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Recycling of 1 tonne of steel saves 1.100 kilograms of coal, and 55 kilograms of limestone
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Used paper can be recycled and used in fresh paper production up to 6 times
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Recycling 1 tonne of paper saves more than 2 tonnes of wood
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1 tonne of refuse-derived fuel produced by FCC CEE Group 600 kilograms of heating oil or more than 800 kilograms of stone coal
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Recycling of plastics saves limited virgin raw materials (crude oil and natural gas) and reduces energy consumption by 80 to 90%