Cleanaway's FY20 highlights

Industry-leading waste management and resource recovery solutions for a sustainable future

Industry Updates - Resource Recovery

August 25, 2020


We’re proud to have made significant progress in FY2020, towards our mission to make a sustainable future possible. Thank you to our teams, customers, communities, stakeholders and investors for another big year at Cleanaway.

July to December 2019

  • Cleanaway’s Perry Road Office and Collections Depot in Dandenong South officially opened Thursday 4 July 2019. The site brings together operations from three other sites to serve our customers better across the Greater Melbourne region.
  • We relaunched Our Cleanaway Way, the strategy on a page that gives our people clarity and the tools to achieve our mission, live our company values and align our efforts to take our business from good to great.
  • Our new website brought together the service capability of our three businesses in one place, with a new design, to deliver the best possible experience for all our key stakeholders.
  • We introduced Cleanaway Daniels, the new name in healthcare services bringing together cutting-edge collector and disposal technology with industry-leading total waste management, recycling and environmental services.
  • We announced the largest municipal contract ever awarded in SA, to provide an end-to-end waste management service to City of Port Adelaide Enfield, City of Marion, City of Adelaide and City of Charles Sturt.
  • Cleanaway proposed a state-of-the-art energy-from-waste facility that will turn previously unrecyclable red bin waste into electricity to power more than 79,000 homes and businesses in Western Sydney.
  • Cleanaway successfully acquired the assets of SKM Recycling Group.
  • We welcomed new team members at Laverton and Derwent Park following the successful acquisition of SKM Recycling Group’s assets. The upgraded network of assets was named Victoria Commingled Resource Recovery which includes two MRFs, a Plastics Recovery Facility (PRF) and two transfer stations in Victoria and a MRF in Tasmania.
  • Cleanaway was awarded the Workplace of the Year and Operational Excellence awards at the Waste and Resource Recovery Awards (WARR) hosted by Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) and Inside Waste.
  • As the bushfires impacted the East Coast, we supported customers, employees and local communities with a Bushfire Support Program.
  • Cleanaway was awarded kerbside waste and recycling services in City of Casey and Shire of Cardinia while engineering excellence continued to drive landfill rehabilitation works.

January to June 2020

  • All Cleanaway Daniels’ reusable sharps and clinical waste collectors are now 100% Australian-made.
  • Cleanaway announced a new joint venture with Pact Group and Asahi Beverages to close the loop on plastic bottles.
  • As the impact of COVID-19 started to peak, we introduced a rapid response decontamination service for workplaces and public spaces.
  • 13 13 39, Cleanaway’s customer service and sales number, was revamped to make it easier for our customers to get in touch.

Contact us to find out more about how we’re making a sustainable future possible for communities, businesses and governments across Australia.