How many depots does Biffa have?
With a total of 100+ depots nationwide, we operate in 49 counties across the UK. Our depots include: Household waste collection.
How many vehicles do Biffa have?
Biffa has around 2,500 collection vehicles (some of which are powered by biofuel from waste cooking oil as a result of cutting edge in-house research and development), recycles 750,000 tonnes of waste every year and generates 607 million kWh renewable energy.
Who took over Biffa?
Biffa Waste Services has been officially taken over by private equity group WasteAcquisitionco Limited in a deal worth £1.2 billion. The company announced this morning that the acquisition was completed today in accordance with terms agreed on February 8 (see letsrecycle.com story).
Does Biffa own viridor?
On 1st September 2021 Biffa acquired the Viridor collections business and certain recycling assets. The acquisition means approximately 21,000 existing Viridor business waste customers transfer over to Biffa alongside a network of 15 depots across the UK.
Why is Biffa called Biffa?
The company, which was originally engaged in the removal and sale of ashes and clinker from London power stations, was founded in Wembley by Richard Henry Biffa as Richard Biffa Limited, in 1912.
What does Biffa mean in slang?
(ˈbɪfə) n. 1. someone, such as a sportsperson, who has a reputation for hitting hard. 2.
Does Biffa own company shop?
Company Shop Group, the UK’s leading redistributor of surplus food and household products, has been acquired by Biffa plc, the UK’s leading sustainable waste management company.
Is Biffa a private company?
It was bought by Severn Trent Water in 1991 but sold to a private equity consortium in 2008, the latter relisting the business in 2016.
What can go in a Biffa bin?
They can contain general waste, paper, cardboard or dry mixed recycling. This bin has an easily operated lockable lid and also has four castors with brake control all made from steel.
What does Biffa bin stand for?
Acronym. Definition. BIFFA. British Isles Flying Fifteen Association (UK) Copyright 1988-2018 AcronymFinder.com, All rights reserved.
How do I get out of Biffa contract?
How do I cancel my contract? If you do need to talk to use about a change to your contract please email us on [email protected] or you can call us on 0800 601 601.
How do I complain about Biffa?
Please contact our Customer Service Team to allow us to investigate your issue and resolve it as quickly as possible. If your complaint is of an urgent nature, we always recommend you call us on 0800 601 601. 0800 601 601 (Mon – Fri, 8:00 – 17:30, excluding public holidays).
How much was the company shop sold for?
Waste collection giant Biffa is buying the UK’s biggest surplus food redistributor, Company Shop Group, in a deal worth £82.5m.
Who owns Viridor waste?
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
Viridor’s owner, private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), is reportedly looking to sell its waste and recycling subsidiary. News outlet Reuters reported that KKR has hired investment bank UBS to govern the sale. KKR completed the acquisition of Viridor in July for £4.2bn from the Pennon Group.
What is general waste Biffa?
General Waste Collection and Recycling Our general waste collection service takes care of all non-recyclable commercial waste produced by your business, including low grade plastics, polythene & unrecyclable packaging.