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About Us

100 years of Biffa in 2 minutes

About Us

We have been servicing the waste management needs of the UK since 1912 and we’re now a UK leading integrated waste management company. Discover more about our heritage, operational infrastructure and the leadership of the Biffa business in this section. However, if you would rather talk to a member of our customer services team, please contact us.

Company background

Founded over 100 years ago, Biffa has always been at the forefront of development and innovation within the waste management industry. Named after the founder, Richard Biffa, the business was formed as a haulage company providing services to coal "re power stations in London. Now in the 21st century, we are a UK leading integrated waste management and recycling business.

Biffa today

Today, we are proud to lead the waste and recycling industry. With operations at over 195 sites spanning the length and breadth of the country, we service over 2.2 million households and collect 4.3 million bins per week just within our municipal division. From our conception in 1912, our business has developed far beyond waste collection and into recycling, treatment and energy generation services. Learn more about what we do today.

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Operating Divisions

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    Collections (I&C/ Municipal)

    We are the UK’s no.1 Industrial & Commercial waste collection service provider, covering a vast range of UK business sectors, including manufacturing, retail and hospitality.

    Biffa’s household waste division is a leading service provider to local authorities, providing household waste and recycling collections, street cleansing and other services.

    Find out more about Biffa's Industrial & Commercial Operations

    Find out more about Biffa's Municipal Operations

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    Resources & Energy

    Our Resource & Energy division focuses on the processing of residual and recyclable materials as well as operating energy from waste facilities across the UK, creating sustainable energy from the processing of waste.

    Find out more about Resource & Energy