FCC Environmental Services, the U.S. subsidiary of the environmental services division of FCC group, has been awarded three new contracts in the state of Texas, increasing the company’s order book by $7 million (6.12 million euros).
The first contract includes the management of all the biosolids for the city of the Garland’s water treatment system, including transportation to the city landfill.
The second award signed by FCC, also with the city of Garland, considers the processing and marketing of all the recyclable material for the Garland Independent School District, which encompasses a total of 68 schools and more than 56,000 students.
With 235,000 residents, Garland is one of the 10 most populated cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan region. Since 2016, FCC has managed all the recyclable material generated by Garland residents—approximately 10,000 tons per year, which are processed and recovered in the recycling facility that the company has developed in the city of Dallas.
Finally, FCC has also been awarded the contract to process all recyclable waste from the city of Lewisville for a term of nine years, including extensions. With a population of 106,000, Lewisville is one of the fastest-growing cities in North Texas. Through this agreement, FCC will recycle and market all recyclable waste in the city—approximately 5,500 tons per year. The process will be carried out in FCC’s facility Dallas.
To date, there are 10 contracts signed by FCC in Texas and a total of 12 in the U.S., noted the company. FCC stated it will become the state's main recycling company when its new recycling facility, with a capacity of 145,000 tons per year, starts operations by March 2019.