Veolia Merseyside and Halton

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Veolia in Merseyside and Halton

On the 1st June 2009 Veolia were awarded a twenty-year Waste Management and Recycling Contract with a value of £640 million by the Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) on behalf of the Merseyside and Halton Waste Partnership.

The Merseyside and Halton Waste Partnership covers the following areas;

- Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council         - Halton Borough Council 

- Metropolitan Borough of Wirral Council          - Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

- St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council         - Liverpool City Council         


Veolia treat the waste and recycling from around 600,000 homes across Merseyside and Halton through the management and operation of the following facilities.

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Waste and recycling is delivered to our Materials Recovery Facilities and Waste Transfer Stations from homes across Merseyside and Halton through council-led kerbside collections. Our infrastructure also includes the operation of 16 Household Waste Recycling Centres and one composting facility.

Along with providing the facilities needed to handle the district’s waste, Veolia are also committed to providing waste education and to helping residents minimise the amount of waste they produce. With educational visits and community engagement projects designed to minimise specific waste streams, Veolia is leading Merseyside and Halton into a cleaner, greener future.

Veolia Merseyside and Halton is proud to have achieved ISO14001, ISO9001 and ISO18001.

Veolia in the United Kingdom

We provide solutions for ecological transformation.

As the UK leader in resource management, we provide a comprehensive range of waste, water and energy management services designed to build the circular economy and protect the environment.

We're innovators committed to focusing on carbon reduction through energy efficiency and renewable power, preserving natural resources, protecting biodiversity, combating climate change and raising environmental awareness.

Our strategy is focused on manufacturing new greener products, generating low and zero carbon energy, and closing the loop by finding innovative ways to reuse materials. This helps our customers and suppliers reduce their carbon impact, preserve scarce raw materials, and achieve greater sustainability.

From transforming sludge into plastic, capturing energy from wastewater and future-gazing with our 'Imagine 2050' report, we are turning the once 'traditional' waste, water and energy management industry on its head.

Veolia around the globe 

Veolia group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation.

In 2022, with nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and replenish them.

In 2021, the Veolia group supplied 79 million people with drinking water and 61 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours of energy and treated 48 million metric tons of waste.

For more information about Veolia's activities worldwide, see