SITA UK was established 1988. From its roots as a provider of local authority services, SITA UK has extended its business through a mix of new contracts, joint venture partnerships and acquisitions. We have a proud history of delivering environmentally responsible and innovative recycling and waste solutions throughout the UK.
A recycling and resource management company, we deliver solutions to 12 million residents and 44,000 business customers, to help reduce the impact of their waste on the environment. Due to our ability to offer private and public sector customers a fully integrated range of services, we have assumed a prominent position in each of our main business sectors. We have become a fully integrated recycling and resource management company and a provider of a wide range of services to businesses and local authorities.
In July 2008, following the merger between SUEZ and Gaz de France (GDF), our parent company, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, became a listed company on the Brussels and Paris stock exchanges. SITA UK is a significant part of the SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT business, which now - as a waste and water specialist - is fully focused on sustainable development.
In 2012, SITA UK managed more than 8.5 million tonnes of waste, recycling and recovering over 3.5 million tonnes of this through our network of recycling, composting, energy-from-waste and landfill facilities. We also generated over 830,000 MWh of electricity from our landfill gas and energy-from-waste facilities. We
Head of National Business Development Sean Turk