Averda wins two waste contracts in Oman
The waste collection and landfilling deals cover 1,655 towns, 104,377 homes and buildings, and 650,000 residents
Waste management provider Averda has been awarded two contracts for collection and landfilling in Oman.
The contracts in the Sultanate's Al Dhakhiliya and Dhofar regions cover 127,000km2, serving 1,655 towns, 104,377 homes and buildings, and 650,000 residents.
Already, Averda disposes 362 tonnes (400 tons) of municipal waste from Dakhiliyah governorate's areas of Bidbid, Samail, Nizwa, Izki, Bahla, Al Hamra and Adam, transferring the majority of the waste for final disposal to Izz landfill.
Its workforce in the governorate comprises 425 people supported by 80 GPS- and automatic weighing technology-equipped waste trucks.
In the Sultanate, Averda is also the operator of the Al Multaqa and Liwa Medical Waste Treatment Plants, collecting and treating in excess of 3,628 tonnes (4,000 tons) of hazardous medical waste per year.
The company is also tasked with secure shredding and disposal of religious scripts from more than 400 mosques across the areas it services.