Suez wins two waste collection contracts in Australia
Pascal Wayne - JUNE 8, 2017
The global company that delivers wastewater treatment services has been awarded contracts to be in charge of waste collection and recovery in the city of Brisbane and in Parramatta, the Sydney Metropolitan area.
Suez has signed with Brisbane City Council a €600M contract to manage the renewal of the general, recycling and green waste collection in the Australian city for sixteen years.
150 Suez’ new collection vehicles, featuring innovative on-board computing technology, are to be provided to allow the Council to access detailed service information on the services provided to residents and the real-time tracking of vehicles and collections.
More than 125,000 waste collection services are to be realized every day.
The contract takes effect on 1st July 2018.
The second seven-year contract commits Suez to be in charge of the collection of general waste, recycling garden organics and hard waste of Parramatta’s 230,000 residents.
The company is also to provide thirty-three vehicles equipped with on-board computing system to give access to detailed information in real-time.
Besides, Suez is to process and recover garden organic waste of the Sydney’s suburb into standardized compost in order to allow the municipality to reach 70% diversion of waste from landfill by 2018.
Suez Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of the International Division, Marie-Ange Debon commented: “We are proud to support the city of Brisbane and Parramatta in their circular economy challenges. Our teams will provide innovative and efficient collection and recovery services to support the growth of two of the major cities in Australia.”
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