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    About us

    Averda worldwide

    Averda is the leading waste management and recycling company in the emerging world, operating in India, the Middle East and Africa. We provide a wide range of waste and recycling services to over 60,000 clients - large and small - across the private and public sectors. These include the municipal authorities of major cities and household names in a wide range of sectors including oil & gas, automotive, retail and hospitality.

    Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Dubai, Averda increasingly focuses on providing sustainable solutions which extract value from waste, reducing the use of the planet’s limited natural resources and driving the circular economy. Our portfolio of services spans from collecting bins and cleaning city streets to sorting, composting, recycling and disposing of household waste as well as safely managing highly regulated hazardous waste streams including medical waste and dangerous chemicals. We have recently increased our investments in sustainable waste treatment capabilities, with the goal of providing circular recovery options in all locations where we operate.

    Averda currently employs over 15,000 people worldwide, helping to provide secure employment among the communities we serve. Protection of environmental and human health is our highest priority, and we operate in full compliance with international standards for quality control wherever it operates, currently: UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Morocco, South Africa, Congo and India. In all the locations where we work Averda seeks to support local people through education, CSR programmes and local employment.

    Our Mission

    To treat, recover and recycle more than 80% of the waste that flows through our fleet and facilities using innovative sustainable solutions that satisfy our customers’ needs.

    For over 30 years, we’ve taken pride in keeping cities, communities and the environment clean and sanitary. But today we go far beyond just cleaning. We provide a full end-to-end service for our clients across developing and emerging economies who, like us, care about what happens to their waste. Together, we find solutions which recover or unlock the value in materials others call ‘waste’. We use the latest technology and our best creative minds to solve environmental problems and ensure we leave a cleaner and more sustainable world for our children.

    Our Values

    Deliver. Care. Inspire

    Our values remain the same as the day we were founded - deliver, care and inspire. We deliver for our clients. We care for our planet and our people. We inspire others through our actions.

    Our Vision

    Our world without waste.

    We share a vision of a world where materials are not merely discarded but are reused, recycled and recovered. A world without waste.