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Averda invested approximately MAD 280 million (USD 32.5 million) in latest generation equipment to ensure that the city’s waste management needs are met as efficiently as possible. Averda is bringing international expertise and new technology to the Moroccan market including a fleet of 130 vehicles as well as 10,000 containers, trays and bins.
Averda has deployed its specialised fleet in the seven districts it serves. This new equipment is intended to support Averda’s renowned responsiveness and reliability, to ensure the highest standards of waste solutions are delivered.
At the launch event Mr Maysarah Khalil Sukkar, Averda Chairman, said: “Today marks an important milestone for Averda. We are honoured to be serving the economic capital of Morocco and the gateway to Africa. We are delighted to bring our innovative solutions to Morocco and to ensure that the city’s waste management needs are catered for in an efficient and environmentally sound manner,” he added.
“Morocco is a strategic location for Averda now and in future, and we are committed to working closely with all stakeholders to make Casablanca a leading role model in Africa”. Averda was awarded the long-term waste management contract by the city of Casablanca earlier this year.
Averda is responsible for delivering waste management services for nearly two million people in the districts of Hay Hassani, Ain Chock, Ain Sbaa, Hay Mohammadi, Roches Noires, Sidi Bernoussi and Sidi Moumen.