About Reconomy

Inspiring sustainable thinking and leading the way towards a circular economy.

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Leading best practice, not following it

Reconomy is the market-leading provider of outsourced services to drive the circular economy - including waste and resource management, recycling services and environmental compliance. We are adept at delivering sustainability focused solutions alongside the day-to-day operational side of waste and resource management.

We have over 25 years’ experience of putting customers at the heart of everything we do, inspiring them to think differently about their resources.

By challenging our customers to embrace new concepts and ways of working, we are changing perceptions about waste and resources, creating measurable business advantages.

Our vision

To create a sustainable, waste free world by inspiring businesses to do all they can to reduce their environmental impact, using leading resource management practices and data expertise. With a growing focus on sustainability and the circular economy within the waste management industry, the Reconomy Group is leading the way in providing innovative and tangible value-added solutions to deliver our customer objectives.


Our growth

The Reconomy Group has developed considerably in recent years. Bringing companies into the Reconomy Group through acquisitions will continue to form a key component in our business strategy alongside organic growth.

We will also maintain our approach of adding to our scope of services and breadth of capability, as well as extending our reach beyond the waste services sector into new and exciting related industries.

Reconomy is owned by EMK Capital LLP, having been acquired in 2017. EMK has been instrumental in our continued investment in our best-in-class technology platforms and nationwide reach, enabling us to achieve consistently high service levels and customer satisfaction scores.


Reconomy is a Reconomy Group company. The Reconomy Group is a leading, tech-led provider of circular economy-focused services, with the purpose of creating a truly sustainable world through conserving finite resources. Supporting businesses around the world to improve their ESG outcomes, the Reconomy Group delivers services through three main verticals – Recycle, Comply and Reuse.

Reconomy contributes to achieving the mission of the Reconomy Group's Recycle division:

Using technology, innovation, data and specialist expertise to enable our customers to achieve zero waste and create sustainable value.

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Reconomy acquisition timeline

Using a unique intelligent supply chain model, Advanced Supply Chain design innovative solutions to complex challenges.

This milestone transaction will allow ASCG’s customers to benefit from Reconomy’s sustainability credentials and expertise as its strategy delivers against social, environmental, and business objectives.

As ecommerce continues to boom, ASCG and the Reconomy Group will now provide unrivalled technology-enabled global support for leading retail brands seeking to manage their environmental impact.

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Founded in 2014, ReBOUND is a global leader in managed returns services, helping brands understand what’s being sent back to them and why, as well as providing a range of options on what to do with inbound items. The company specialises in working with fashion brands to offset the environmental impact of packaging, shipping and processing returns, helping brands calculate the most carbon-efficient routes, eliminate wasted transport miles and recycle goods wherever possible

Based in Leicester and founded in 1995, Eurokey provides commodity trading and reprocessing services to commercial customers in the UK and internationally, helping clients to meet their demands for the supply of recycled material in manufacturing and production.

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Reverse Logistics Group (RLG) is a leading provider of end-to-end solutions for returns management and environmental compliance to businesses in over 80 countries worldwide, helping customers deal with the increasing environmental, regulatory, and logistical demands facing businesses today. RLG is the Reconomy Group’s second overseas acquisition, building swiftly upon that of Noventiz, based in Cologne and announced in October 2020

The acquisition creates a leading global presence for the Reconomy Group in core disciplines and adds an entirely new capability in reverse logistics. This proposition development is a key part of Reconomy’s long-term strategic plan to become a global leader in tech-enabled services to drive the circular economy.

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Waste Source, based in Bristol and formed in 2010, is an outsourced services provider of waste collection, recycling and disposal solutions to businesses primarily in commercial sectors such as retail and hospitality. Key customers include Oakfurnitureland, Extra, Giggling Squid and Turtle Bay.

Waste Source joined the Reconomy Group in December 2020 as part of the strategic development of the business and industry customer proposition.

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Based in Cologne and founded in 2007, Noventiz provides packaging compliance services for commercial customers in Germany. This deal marks an important milestone in Reconomy’s strategic plan, as the first overseas acquisition made by the group. It also further expands Reconomy’s successful compliance division, spearheaded by Valpak in the UK, and is a key development towards the group’s global ambitions.

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Based in Waltham Abbey, ACM have over 25 years’ experience in commercial waste management for a range of sectors including hotels, shopping centres, retail, manufacturing and zoos.

They offer a full-service waste and recycling approach and a range of innovative on-site equipment, in use at such notable locations as London Zoo. The addition of ACM Environmental allows Reconomy to continue its strategy of providing the most comprehensive range of services and best customer experience across the commercial sectors.

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The acquisition of NSG, founded in 1992, is part of Reconomy’s continued growth in core business sectors.  NSG has built key relationships in the construction, fit-out, retail and commercial sectors and was one of the first outsourced service companies to offer tool and plant hire via a network of service providers.

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Based in Dorset, AWS provides a comprehensive waste management solution to customers in construction, shopfitting & interiors and housebuilding.  AWS has developed excellent relationships with its customers and demonstrated strong recent performance, sharing Reconomy’s focus on delivering the very best customer experience.


Founded in 2000 and based in Kent, Prismm provides consultancy, waste management and compliance services – specialising in the output from UK factories and materials that are particularly difficult to recycle. They aim to achieve zero to landfill for their many clients, primarily in the printing and packaging industries.  This acquisition is a key step to enhancing our proposition in the industrial and commercial sectors.


Founded in 1997 and based in Stratford-upon-Avon, Valpak provides environmental consultancy, waste management solutions and data management services to over 4,000 UK customers. The company specialises in helping businesses achieve environmental compliance, maximise cost savings and improve their environmental credentials in line with government legislation. Valpak services include the disposal of packaging, electrical equipment, batteries, hazardous materials and chemical substances, among other forms of waste and recycling.


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