Biffa acquires O’Brien

Biffa acquired O’Brien Waste Recycling Solutions in July 2017, a leading provider of waste management services in the North East of England.

Biffa, now incorporating O’Brien, offers a comprehensive range of waste management services for businesses across: Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, Sunderland, Durham, Middlesbrough, Darlington and all areas of the North East. We serve all business sectors, with services including:

The acquisition of O’Brien by Biffa will strengthen our presence and further improve our capability. Future customers and existing O’Brien customers will continue to receive the same great local service, focussed on reliability and customer service.


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"O'Brien WRS" wide range of recycling solutions serve both commercial and local authority customers and have driven continuous, successful growth. The opportunity to join Biffa was a natural choice for our business due to Biffa's scale, UK-wide network and complementary capabilities. Being part of a bigger group creates many exciting opportunities for the combined businesses.

Nathan O'Brien Managing Director of O'Brien Waste Recycling Solutions

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