In order to give you the best experience, our website uses cookies. By continuing, you accept that you are happy for us to use these cookies. To get more information on the cookies used on our website please read our Cookie Policy.

Manage Cookies

 
In order to give you the best experience, our website uses cookies. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalised web experience.

You can choose not to allow some types of cookies. Click on the different categories to find out more and change your default settings. However, blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer.


Mandatory cookies

(Req)
These cookies are essential so that you can move around the website and use its features which cannot be switched off in our systems. They are set in response to actions made such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

These cookies are required

Performance cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site.


Marketing cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make to give you better functionality and personal features. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
Biffa Business Waste Bin at night

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 2.3 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.