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Types of Waste

Clothes

Clothes

About half of collected used clothing is reusable as second hand clothes. For this purpose, we established .A.S.A. Dress, a European-wide protected quality brand for... read more
Compost

Compost

Biodegradable waste consisting of greenery waste and vegetable food residues can be degraded and mineralized by living organisms to compost. About 300 to 400 kg of... read more
Glass

Glass

Glass is 100% recyclable, the process of melting used glass is far less energy intensive than the production of glass from virgin materials. Currently, up to 60% of... read more
Ferrous metal

Ferrous metal

Ferrous metals are 100% recyclable and can be recycled countless of times. The materials we deliver to steel producers mostly originate from demolition waste, the... read more
Mineral oil

Mineral oil

Used mineral oil can either be refined into high quality base oil or processed to fuel for industrial use. The energy consumption when using used mineral oil as raw... read more
Non-ferrous metal

Non-ferrous metal

The production of non-ferrous metal is not only energy intensive but also requires large quantities of limited natural resources. Substituting virgin ore with aluminium... read more
Organic fat

Organic fat

Used frying and cooking oil, that has been cleaned from food particles and water, is delivered to modern processing facilities, where it is processed into biodiesel fuel... read more
Organic solvents

Organic solvents

Our special equipment and trucks collect more than 11.000 tons of different types of solvents yearly and deliver them to be further refined or treated for reuse as... read more
Paper, carton and cardboard

Paper, carton and cardboard

Recycling paper and using it as raw material in paper production saves a large amount of energy, water and natural resources. Recycling 1 ton of paper saves more than 2... read more
Plastics

Plastics

Used plastics are diverse in their properties and application. We handle around 16 types of plastic, most often polyethylene (LDPE, LLDPE and HDPE) and polyethylene... read more
Refuse Derived Fuels (RDF)

Refuse Derived Fuels (RDF)

Our modern production plants located in Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia produce refuse-derived fuels from various combustible waste material, mainly used... read more
Wood

Wood

The demand for wood is so high – more than 400 million m3 of wood materials are consumed by the European industry yearly - that it cannot be satisfied without recycling.... read more
Distinguished visit to the FCC W2E plant in Zistersdorf
10/09/2021

Distinguished visit to the FCC W2E plant in Zistersdorf

Seeing up close, and "touching", so to speak, waste treatment technologies is always a great experience. One of the...
Moje smeti - electronic registration of waste bins newly in Trnava, Slovakia
13/08/2021

Moje smeti - electronic registration of waste bins newly in Trnava, Slovakia

FCC Trnava, s.r.o. and the City of Trnava present a new online service for automatic monitoring of waste container...
FCC Austria is expanding its activities to the West Tyrol region
16/07/2021

FCC Austria is expanding its activities to the West Tyrol region

FCC Austria Abfall Service AG has succeeded in the tender for ABV Westtyrol and will begin providing the transportation...
Today we opened the Back2Life Re-use centre in Trnava
28/06/2021

Today we opened the Back2Life Re-use centre in Trnava

The FCC Group in Slovakia, in cooperation with the City of Trnava, today opened the gates of the new Back2Life Re-use...
1.428 trees planted through purchase of workwear
23/06/2021

1.428 trees planted through purchase of workwear

FCC Austria makes a valuable environmental contribution.
Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs in Madrid in FCC outfit
03/06/2021

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs in Madrid in FCC outfit

The Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Péter Szijjártó, recently reported on Facebook of his visit to the Santiago...

Why with us

  • International team of experts

    Our team of more than 4,000 employees in 7 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 540,000 tons of secondary raw materials a second life annually.

  • Just in time

    Nearly 1.25 million containers, skips and bins of all sizes and  1,300 trucks or special vehicles ensure secure and efficient collection and transport of all waste for further treatment.

  • Experienced service provider

    7 countries, 1,350 municipalities and 4.2 mil residents served, 21 joint-ventures with municipalities, 54,000 industrial clients. This is our brief profile.

FCC Environment CEE Group in figures

1,300 trucks and special vehicles

Over 1,250,000 containers and bins

75 collection yards

38 transfer stations

32 sorting plants

8 RDF (alternative fuels treatment)

6 splitting plants

14 mechanical biological treatment plants and/or composting

21 landfills

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

1 incineration facility for hazardous waste

4.3 mil residents served

5.1 mil t/a of waste processed

7 countries

almost 51,600 industrial clients

Partner of 1,392 municipalities

21 joint-ventures with municipalities

more than 0.54 mil t/a SRM handled

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

5,875 km of streets cleaned

630 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%