About ALBA IWS
ALBA Integrated Waste Solutions (Hong Kong) Ltd. (ALBA IWS) is a joint venture company which was established between the recycling specialist ALBA Group from Germany and local solid waste management service provider Integrated Waste Solutions Group Holdings Limited. (IWS)
The Hong Kong Government entered into a contract with ALBA IWS to design and build the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Treatment and Recycling Facility (WEEE·PARK), provide a collection service and operate the facility until 2027. The facility uses state-of-the art technology provided by the ALBA Group to process refrigerators, TVs, computers, washing machines and air conditioners into valuable secondary raw materials while controlling the management of the hazardous materials that are contained in this equipment.
Combining advanced German technology and local waste management expertise, ALBA IWS is dedicated to providing one-stop WEEE management and recycling services for organisations and individuals. From establishing a comprehensive e-waste collection network to processing e-waste in a safe and environmentally-sustainable way with state-of-the-art technology, ALBA IWS is committed to providing an integrated WEEE recycling solution to Hong Kong.
About ALBA Group
The ALBA Group, one of the leading recycling and environmental services companies as well as raw material providers worldwide, was founded in 1968 and operates with its two brands — ALBA and Interseroh — within Germany, Europe, and Asia. In 2019, its divisions generated an annual turnover of 2.0 billion euros and employed a staff of approximately 8,800 employees. In 2018 alone, ALBA Group saved 4.4 million tonnes of greenhouse gases compared to primary production and at the same time 31.9 million tonnes of primary raw materials through its recycling activities.
Integrated Waste Solutions Group Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries are specialized in waste management, principally engaged in the waste recycling and waste solutions provider business. IWS provides solid waste management services including confidential materials destruction service, waste paper management, waste plastic recycling as well as waste collection and logistics services. IWS has extended its investment coverage in hazardous waste treatment business in the Mainland China.
Our Treatment Facility
The WEEE Treatment and Recycling Facility – WEEE·PARK is the first of its kind in Hong Kong to collect, sort, detoxicate, dismantle and recycle television sets, washing machines, refrigerators, air conditioners, as well as computers and certain associated devices including printers, scanners, and monitors. With ALBA IWS state of the art German technology, it will be able to deliver exceptional recycling rates of over 80%.
WEEE· PARK is designed to treat 30 000 tonnes of regulated equipment annually, which can be increased to 57 000 tonnes annually through extended operating hours on a need basis.