Waste as a resource

TIRU has been an EDF subsidiary since 1946 and a Dalkia subsidiary since 2016. The company specialises in turning waste into a resource for materials and energy. TIRU has 36 sites, most in France, with others in the UK and Canada. The company's strength stems from its three integrated areas of expertise: design, build and operation.

Waste provides a valuable resource

TIRU offers a range of adaptable solutions for its customers, including local authorities and regional stakeholders.




heat, biological and materials recovery facilities

3 Mt

million metric tons of waste treated

TIRU: an innovative player in the waste market

TIRU is constantly on the lookout for new ways to recover waste and turn it into a resource to shape a greener economy. In addition to giving waste a new lease of life through sorting, TIRU also produces:

TIRU helps overcome the challenges of the energy transition, providing waste-treatment expertise that is vital in creating an effective energy mix.

2015 key figures

  • 1,096 employees
  • 3 million metric tons of waste treated
  • 2.63 TWh of electricity and steam sold, 50% from green energy sources
  • 316,000 residents provided with heating
  • 514,000 residents supplied with electricity
  • 1.7 million barrels of oil saved
  • 727,000 metric tons of CO2 saved
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