FCC Environmental Services, the U.S.-based subsidiary of Spanish company FCC, hosted the grand opening of is new material recycling facility (MRF) in Houston April 4. City council members and selected officials from the city of Houston, including Mayor Sylvester Turner and Vice Mayor Pro Temp Jerry Davis, attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony and received a tour of the MRF. FCC CEO Pablo Colio and FCC Environmental Services CEO Inigo Sanz welcomed the guests.
FCC’s MRF will process and market recyclables collected throughout Houston for at least the next 15 years. The company says the MRF will process 65,000 tons in the next 12 months and has a total processing capacity of 145,000 tons annually.
The MRF includes an education center designed to assist the city of Houston in meeting its sustainability goals by training kids and adults on recycling best practices.
FCC Environmental Services offers waste collection, recycling
The company says it has signed 10 contracts in Texas and three in Florida in the last few years, totaling more than $1.1 billion and is providing services for more than 8 million Americans.