FCC Environment

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FCC Environment (UK) Limited
IndustryWaste management
  • Waste Recycling Group
  • Focsa Services UK
FoundedMay 2012; 9 years ago (2012-05)
Area served
United Kingdom
Key people
Paul Taylor
(Chief executive officer)
Number of employees
approx. 2,400
ParentFomento de Construcciones y Contratas

FCC Environment (UK) Limited is a waste management company headquartered in Northampton, United Kingdom and a wholly owned subsidiary of Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas. It was formed in May 2012 through the merger and rebranding of Focsa Services and Waste Recycling Group.


Waste Recycling Group acquired Hanson Waste Management from Hanson plc for £185 million in cash in December 2000.[1][2]

Waste Recycling Group was acquired by the private equity group Terra Firma Capital Partners for £315.2 million in June 2003.[3]

In September 2006 Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas acquired Waste Recycling Group, excluding its landfill gas operations, from Terra Firma for £1.4 billion.[4][5]

In May 2012 Focsa Services and Waste Recycling Group were merged and rebranded "FCC Environment".[6][7]


FCC Environment's principal services are:[8][9]


FCC Environment's head office is in Northampton with a major regional office located in Doncaster. FCC Environment has around 2,400 staff and operates around 200 facilities across England, Scotland and Wales.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Waste Recycling Group buys Hanson Waste Management for £185m". letsrecycle.com. 22 December 2000. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Hanson sells waste arm for £185m". The Telegraph. 23 December 2000. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Landfill group to change Hands after £315m takeover". The Scotsman. 10 June 2003. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  4. ^ "FCC completes £1.4bn acquisition of Waste Recycling Group". letsrecycle.com. 28 September 2006. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  5. ^ "FCC Buys Waste Recycler From Hands for 1.4 Bln Pounds". Bloomberg. 17 July 2006. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  6. ^ "WRG and Focsa rebranded as FCC Environment". letsrecycle.com. 14 May 2012. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  7. ^ "FCC Environment merger puts recycling and renewable energy at its core". Materials Recycling Week. 7 September 2012. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  8. ^ "Services". FCC Environment. Archived from the original on 5 September 2012. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  9. ^ "Waste recycling bins". www.cpkitchencomponents.co.uk. Retrieved 24 December 2015.

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