NG Group at a glance
NG Group (“NG”) is Norway’s largest provider of recycling and environmental services, servicing >40k commercial and municipal customers in the Nordics. Key business areas include recycling and sustainable resources, green metals, and urban re-use (mainly demolition services). With a leading service offering covering the whole waste value chain, NG is strengthening its presence into downstream recycling and digital solutions. The company handled 2.3 m tons of waste during 2022, of which 96% was recycled through material or energy recovery.
The challenges we face
Global waste generation is expected to grow by 70% by 2050, while the supply of natural resources is scarce. With a rapidly growing population, we have no choice but to reduce waste, and recover and reuse materials through a circular economy
tons waste generated in Norway in 2020
of the waste generated in Norway is not recovered as materials
How does NG Group help?`
Current materials system accounts for ~1/3 of global CO2 emissions, causing damage to our biodiversity and exhausting our natural resources at an
NG Group approach
NG Group is a critical player for the Norwegian material system transition - handling ~15% of all waste at ~60% recovery rate (market at 36%) through a
combination of upstream waste control and downstream recycling innovation – delivering crucial waste mgmt. services and infrastructure.
A circular economy and materials system where waste is a valuable resource and raw material.
Who is impacted?
NG Group serves more than 40k commercial and municipal customers, helping to reduce negative impact on the environment by conserving resources and reducing GHG emissions.
What are the impact considerations?
Without NG Group, 2.3 million tons of waste could receive suboptimal treatment, severely increasing CO2 emissions and the need for extraction of virgin raw materials.
Health and safety is a top priority for NG Group, due to the inherent risks related to working with heavy machinery, vehicles, and risks of fires in the processing plants. In addition, NG Group’s activities entail an inherent risk of environmental harm in the form of air, soil, or water pollution.