Company description

SITA UK, a British waste management company, serves over 12 million people and handles more than 9 million tonnes of domestic, commercial and industrial waste through a network of recycling, composting, energy from waste and landfill facilities.

The company is a growing producer of energy, generating, electricity from landfill gas as well as the combustion of waste and recently became the UK's first producer of biomethane transport fuel made from landfill gas.SITA UK's landfill sites account for about three per cent of the UK's renewable energy generation.

In 2013 municipal biodegradeable waste diversion targets put pressure on local authorities to find alternatives to landfill.The company is developing landfill replacement facilities other technologies, including anaerobic digestion, in vessel composting, mechanical biological treatment and both conventional energy from waste and gasification.


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  • May 10, 2016

    Wheelabrator awarded North Wales Residual Waste Treatment PPP Project

    Flintshire County Council has finally awarded the North Wales Residual Waste Treatement PPP project in the UK to Wheelabrator.

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  • March 13, 2015

    EU approves funding for Poznan waste PPP project

    The European Commission has approved an investment of more than €82 million from the Cohesion Fund to Poznan waste PPP project in Poland.

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  • May 26, 2014

    Construction of Pozna? energy-from-waste plant starts ahead of schedule

    City of Pozna? authorities together with the project company, SITA Zielona Energia, and shareholders Marguerite and SITA, broke ground last week at the construction site in the district of Karolin for...

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  • April 16, 2014

    Wheelabrator selected as preferred bidder for Wales EfW project

    Energy-from-waste specialist Wheelabrator has been named as the preferred bidder for the North Wales Residual Waste Treatment PPP Project.

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  • December 27, 2013

    Financial close reached for Merseyside waste PPP project


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  • November 29, 2013

    Itochu signs waste PPP contract with West London Waste Authority

    Itochu is part of a consortium that is composed of:

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  • April 29, 2013

    Preferred bidder selected for Waste London waste PFI

    A consortium composed by SITA UK,

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  • April 25, 2013

    SITA UK selected as a preferred bidder for Merseyside waste PFI

    On 19 April 2013, SITA SEMBCORP UK, a consortium led by SITA UK, a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, has been selected as preferred bidder for a waste contract worth £1.18 billion over 30 years with t...

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  • April 24, 2013

    SITA agrees PFI contract variation with Cornwall Council

    SITA UK (subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT), and Cornwall Council agreed a 30-year Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contract variation to manage residual household waste and recycling on 11 April 2013.

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  • January 06, 2009


    The year 2009 just started and the public private finance (pfi-ppp) sector in the UK has a lot to say. There were some movement in the last days of 2008 but the credit crunch is hitting strongly the i...

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