Saubermacher is one of the leading (private) waste management companies in Austria and its other key countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia, VAE) dealing with various non-hazardous and hazardous wastes in dedicated treatment plant. It is a reliable partner for both municipalities and industry (including collections systems), treating and disposing cobalt-containing wastes such as WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipment), other metals, cobalt-based batteries etc.
Saubermacher is the inventor and owner of a dedicated recycling process for Lithium-Ion-based used batteries from electromobility (“LIBRES-process” ), which is able to recover aprox. 60-70 % of the materials contained in the batteries without any melting process.
Saubermacher employs around 3.200 people in its key countries and has reported a cumulative turnover of around 240 Mio. € in 2017.