Waste Infrastructure

The world produces ever more waste. To protect natural resources, transforming the economy towards circularity—and ensuring an efficient infrastructure to do so—is critica

Aerial view of people in cars taking garbage to the waste recycling centre which is surrounded by green trees. Various containers with different rubbish. With Social Distancing.

We close the loop on waste

We support our clients’ efforts to achieve resource efficiency, material circularity, regulatory compliance, optimise resource flows, and ensure the safe handling, treatment and disposal of waste that cannot re-enter the material loop.

In this way, waste infrastructure – such as recycling stations and landfills – is central to conserving limited natural resources and ensuring a sustainable future.

Our range of services

  • Strategy and planning
  • Collection system design
  • Civic amenity centres
  • Landfill siting, permitting and environmental impact assessments
  • Waste minimization, resource recovery and recycling
  • Anaerobic digestion / biogas facilities
  • Advanced mechanical sorting facilities
  • Landfill engineering evaluation and design
  • Wastewater, groundwater and leachate collection, control and treatment systems
  • Passive and active landfill gas collection, control and treatment systems
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Construction and closure management
  • Carbon capture and Storage/Utilisation (CCS/CCU) solutions
Digesters in Lynetten project

Explore our services

  • Engineering and design

    Creating a more sustainable future through engineering and design excellence for our clients.

  • Health, safety and risk

    Combining scientific, design and technical expertise with global reach and experience, we deliver pragmatic and sustainable solutions that are protective of human health and safety.

    Ramboll Finland brand shoot in Ramboll Village Espoo December 2021. Picture of Ramboll employees working in technical surrounding.
  • Operations and Asset Management

    Creating value for asset owners and operators by maximising performance, extending lifetime, and lowering operational costs.

What we offer

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    Recycling stations

    We advise clients plan, design, tender and supervise recycling and transfer stations. And we train staff at advanced resource recovery and waste treatment and disposal facilities.

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    Circular business models

    We support industries and businesses develop circular business models that preserve materials. In this way, we support clients in ‘greening’ their supply chain, which is fast becoming a differentiator in many industries.

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    We work with public and private sector clients on landfill projects – ranging from municipal solid waste landfills to industrial and hazardous waste landfills as well as radioactive materials. Using a risk-based approach, we tailor evaluations of existing landfills. This provides opportunities to extend the lifetime of assets, reduce costs and bring landfills into regulatory compliance.

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  • Torben Kristiansen

    Country Market Director, Environment & Health, Denmark

    +45 51 61 05 93

  • Ferdinand Zotz

    Principal; Head of Waste and Resource Unit

    +49 89 978970141