Veolia, through the acquisition of Ellwaste in July 2017, provides a comprehensive range of integrated solid waste management solutions for communities and customers in Northern Victoria. Ellwaste is a family-owned business that was founded in 1984 and since that time has developed a broad-based business in Northern Victoria and Southern New South Wales.
Veolia is an international firm that specialises in the waste, water and energy sectors, with has extensive operations throughout Australia and Victoria. Veolia maintains depots and facilities in the Loddon Mallee and Goulburn regions at Echuca, Cohuna, Swan Hill, Mildura, Shepparton and Bendigo. In addition, Veolia maintains depots in Albury/Wodonga and Wagga Wagga.
Veolia employs approximately 4,000 personnel nationally and approximately 180 personnel throughout the region, who are directly involved in operating equipment and facilities as well as providing technical and administrative support. Veolia also retains numerous local contractors and service providers to support its operations.
Veolia owns and operates the Patho Landfill, which is a regional landfill that is available for disposal of residual waste that cannot be recovered for beneficial use. The Patho Landfill is located in a rural area approximately 3.5 km south of the Murray Valley Highway. The Patho Landfill is licensed by EPA Victoria to receive putrescible waste, solid inert waste, domestic asbestos and prescribed industrial waste asbestos. The facility has over 25 years of disposal capacity and Veolia is currently upgrading the facility to Best Practice in accordance with requirements of EPA Victoria and the company’s Center of Excellence standards.Veolia also operates and manages three regional and rural landfills for local government in the region. These facilities at located at Swan Hill, Robinvale and Moama. As part of these services, Veolia has been working with these Councils to transition these sites to Best Practice standards. In addition to operational improvements, Veolia has assisted with the construction of new cells, storm water management, leachate management, landfill gas control and final capping and rehabilitation works.
Licensed by EPA Victoria to receive putrescible waste, solid inert waste, domestic asbestos and prescribed industrial waste asbestos
Over 25 years of disposal capacity
Currently being upgraded to Best Practice in accordance with requirements of EPA Victoria and the company’s Center of Excellence standards