Ab Ekorosk Oy
Ab Ekorosk Oy is a municipally owned waste management company founded in 1990, which provides waste management services for its member municipalities.
Ekorosk operates in 10 municipalities and serves 124,000 inhabitants. Evijärvi, Kauhava, Kaustinen, Kokkola, Kruunupyy, Luoto, Pedersöre, Pietarsaari, Uusikaarlepyy and Veteli belong to the operations area. The Group has sales of approximately EUR 14 million. The centre of operations is Pirilö waste centre in Jakobstad.
Ekorosk operates 23 recycling facilities in the operations area, 170 eco-points, as well as the waste centres in Pirilö in Jakobstad and Storkohmo in Karleby. Currently, 98% of all household waste is recycled.
Ekorosk was the first waste company in Finland to be given overall responsibility for waste management in its area of operations. Ekorosk has been a pioneer in several areas of waste management in Finland. The company is the only one with 30 years of experience in the separate collection of bio-waste and energy waste. For the first 20 years, the operations area’s recycling percentage was in a class of its own.