Who are our Recovery Operators?
We contract the services of both public and private recovery operators all over Ireland, including private waste management companies and local authorities. These operators fall into a number of categories including: commercial or domestic waste, wood or plastic reprocessing, bring centres, and waste to energy plants. You can search our full list of recovery operators by category.View list
Become a Repak-approved Recovery Operator
If you are interested in becoming a Repak-approved Recovery Operator, you can contact our Recovery Operator Compliance team today and we will talk you through the service contract requirements, some of which are outlined below.
Commercial Waste Recovery Operator of the Year 2019: Thorntons Recycling
With over 5,500 clients, and 90,000 services per month, Thorntons is one of Ireland’s leading waste operators, with an impressive recycling and recovery rate of 88%. Through creative recycling initiatives, staff and commercial client education programmes, Thorntons Recycling was chosen by the judging panel for continuing to play an important role in driving an increase in recycling rates across the Dublin region.Learn more
Green Transport of the Year 2019: Dillon Waste
Family run company Dillon Waste was selected by the judging panel for introducing an innovative new lifting system for waste collection and a range of other fleet upgrades, which have increased the company’s transport efficiency by 33% and saved significantly on carbon emissions and man hours, including reducing the company’s carbon footprint by a total of 15,000kg carbon emissions a year.Learn more
Waste Recycling and Recovery Facility 2019: Irish Packaging Recycling (IPR)
IPR, which manages over 100,000 tonnes of recycling waste annually, won the 2019 award on the basis of working tirelessly over the past twelve months to transform its facilities to recycle more plastics, including investing over €3.2m in new facilities and educating over 250,000 customers on best-practice recycling.Learn more
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