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Tallinna Jäätmete

Loovälja, Rebala küla
Jõelähtme vald
Harjumaa 74222

Tel: 609 65 30
Faks: 609 60 14
e-mail: info(ät)



By its decision of 8 February 1996, Tallinn City Council decided to establish a new landfill for Tallinn on the territory of the exhausted Maardu quarry in Jõelähtme local municipality.

On 1 April 1998, 100 per cent city- owned Tallinn Waste Centre Ltd (Tallinna Jäätmekeskuse OÜ) passed a decision to establish Tallinn Landfill Ltd to carry out project activities for the planned landfill.

On October 1998, a decision was passed by the city council to preserve 35 per cent participation to the city.



Based on the proposal of the board of Tallinn Landfill Ltd, Tallinn City Council passed a decision on 20 May 1999 to endorse the German waste management and recycling company SKP Recycling AG & Co as the winner of the international tender for the investor-operator for the establishment of the new landfill in Tallinn.

The owner of SKP Recycling AG & Co is a global waste management and recycling company Cleanaway.

In October year 2005 australian group Brambles decided to sell Cleanaway European Entities to the German company SULO Group.

In Aprill year 2006 the German Cartel Office the transaction was approved and from that time Cleanaway officially was belonged to Sulo Group.

In the 26-th of Aprill year 2007 the investment funds Blackstone and Apax have signed a contract, according to wich all the Sulo Group was sold to Veolia Environment.


Veolia Environment is the world leader in environmental services. With operations on every continent and more than 336,013 employees. Veolia Environmental Services operates a network of landfill sites, materials recovery facilities, transfer stations, civic amenity sites, Energy Recovery facilities and compost sites.