O’Brien is a service-driven North East-based Waste Collection & Recycling Company. We offer a range of commercial waste processing services and recycling solutions.

North East Business Awards 2017 - Winner

From bin & skip hire to confidential shredding, hazardous and WEEE management; all the waste materials we collect is separated and processed for recycling at one of our regional Material Recycling Facilities (MRFs).

We also offer waste recycling services to other local and national waste management suppliers, including a number of North East based local authorities.

O’Brien are one of the first UK waste recycling companies to achieve certification in the new 2015 versions of ISO 14001 and ISO 9001.

Some recent operating stats:

  • 10,000 collections every day
  • 350 tonnes of waste is recycled every hour
  • 98% of the waste we collect is recycled
  • 120 fleet vehicles
  • 6 regional MRFs

"Since awarding the contract to O'Brien, with their help, we have increased our recycling rate to 98% and made significant financial savings"

Jenny Swainson, Procurement Manager, Fabrick Housing