Wasteserv Malta - About Us
About WasteServ

Wasteserv was established in November 2002. As operator of last resort, the company is responsible for organizing, managing and operating integrated systems for waste management including minimisation, collection, transport, sorting, reuse, utilistation, recycling, treatment and disposal of solid and hazardous waste. The company also coordinates the export of waste to destinations outside the Maltese islands.  The ultimate aim of Wasteserv is to encourage people to make waste management an integral lifestyle practice. The company believes that established objectives will allow it to reach its intended aim

Wasteserv recognises and follows international principles which include:

  • Sustainable development
  • The proximity principle and self-sufficiency
  • The precautionary principle
  • The polluter pays principle
  • That any environmental damage which might occur should, as a first option be rectified at source
  • The waste hierarchy
  • The application of the Best Practicable Environmental option (BPEO)
  • Producer Responsibility

Wasteserv is committed towards establishing and maintaining innovative waste management infrastructure aimed at protecting the environment and society. Through on-going communication, the company aims to promote waste minimisation and recycling while also encouraging all stakeholders to take pride in being committed to sustainable waste management.


Creating resources from waste is Wasteserv’s drive behind its various functions and processes.


Our Purpose

We manage waste by maximising the extraction of good quality recyclable materials and by generating renewable energy as part of our sustainable contribution for the Maltese Islands.

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Wasteserv is a member of the following networks:



  • CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management)
  • ACR (Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and Sustainable Resource Management) ACR+
  • ISWA (The International Solid Waste Association a global, independent and non-profit making association)
  • International Waste Working Group a forum for the scientific and professional community and to respond to a need for the international promotion and dissemination of new developments in the waste management industry