How we manage waste

Cory receives over 900,000 tonnes of non-recyclable black bag waste a year. 89 per cent comes to our riverside waste transfer stations.

Click on the numbers below to find out more about the different stages of the journey.

Having a positive impact

We work to provide a safe, clean, and sustainable way of managing recyclable and non-recyclable waste in London and the South East.

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tonnes of carbon saved by not sending waste to landfill


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tonnes of non-recyclable ‘black bag’ waste diverted from landfill


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equivalent number of homes powered by electricity generated


News and insights

Cory signs MoU with Carbon8
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Cory reports strong financial performance and advances decarbonisation plans in 2023
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Planning Inspectorate accepts Cory’s Development Consent Order application for examination
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Cory and Sheen Parkside partner to decarbonise heating
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Cory awarded waste contract by Thurrock Council
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Cory announces exclusive commercial agreement with Harbour Energy, bp and Associated British Ports
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Cory named sustainability Sector Leader by GRESB
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Cory launches statutory consultation on decarbonisation plans
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Applications now open for the Cory Community Fund
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Boost for Scottish shipbuilding as first barge built at Methil shipyard since 1850s
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Annual Report 2023

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Download our 2023 Annual Report to explore how we're diverting waste from landfill and driving forward our plans for decarbonisation.

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Sustainability Report

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Download our 2023 Sustainability Report to explore how we're moving to net zero. 

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General enquiries

For general enquiries about energy from waste please email or call 020 7417 5200.

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Media enquiries

For media enquiries and requests, please email us.

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