Company profile

Saubermacher Dienstleistungs AG is an international waste disposal and recycling company with headquartes in Feldkirchen near Graz. The environmental pioneer was founded in 1979 with the aspiration to contribute every day for an environment worth living in. Today, the family-owned company is a competent partner for around 1,600 municipalities and over 40,000 companies and employs around 3,350 people in Austria, Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, France and the United Arab Emirates. The company has received multiple certifications and has won numerous awards and prizes, e.g. TRIGOS, Energy Globe Austria Award, BGF Seal of Approval. In 2020, Saubermacher was named the world’s most sustainable waste disposal company for the third time in a row.

With its “Zero Waste” vision, the company aims to process all waste materials in such a way that ever higher proportions of the original material can be recycled. In addition, Saubermacher is a global leader in (lithium-ion) battery recycling and is continuously expanding its market position in the field of digitization with its digital innovations such as wastebox, the home service app Daheim and Smart Waste. You can find more information at

Products and services

Saubermacher Dienstleistungs AG offers customized disposal and recycling solutions for all hazardous and non-hazardous wastes. The service portfolio includes customized advice on all disposal and recycling issues, including design, provision of suitable container systems, collection with disposal intervals tailored to requirements (using the high-tech ANDI sensor, among other things), and waste processing and recycling. If required, qualified waste or hazardous materials officers are also provided, for example. At the same time, Saubermacher offers a range of digital solutions, such as the service app Daheim, the online store, the waste disposal app, customer portals, and apps in the area of facility management or plant logistics.



Establishment in the south-eastern Styria Gnas, first contracts from Styrian municipalities, start of waste paper disposal, hazardous waste collection, hospital and refrigerator disposal, introduction of the 3-ton system in Austria.


Establishment of waste disposal service Krems, first chemical physical treatment plant for liquid waste, expansion to Eastern Europe (Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia and the Czech Republic), introduction of complete removal systems, takeover of Schauperl, Austria‘s first waste disposal firm to attain the ISO 9002-certificate, establishment of Saubermacher Mürztal.


Start of the municipal partnership with the municipality of Mödling, first presentation of the Hans Roth Environmental Award, opening of the world’s most modern production facility for the production of alternative fuels, certification of the waste disposal specialist, new waste collection center in Kapfenberg, new splitting plant in Vienna, establishment of Saubermacher Romania and Bulgaria, takeover of Rumpold AG with over 1,100 employees, opening of the laboratory clug.


Opening of Saubermacher Ecoport in Feldkirchen near Graz, commissioning of the first waste gas vehicle powered by natural gas in Vienna, opening of the research facility in Graz, start of waste disposal with local partners in Abu Dhabi, acquisition of the world’s leading battery recycling company Redux Recycling, opening of the Physical-Biological Treatment Plant in Premstätten, Opening of the old electrical waste processing plant in St. Michael, launch of the service app “Daheim”, start of the e-shop “” as well as Go Live of the disposal app “”. Opening of high-tech recycling center for hazardous waste in Slovenia, commissioning of a modern storage and treatment center for hazardous waste in Vienna.


Opening of a high-tech recycling plant for lithium-ion batteries in Bremerhaven (DE), upgrade of the sorting plant for plastic packaging in Graz, launch of the “Smart Waste” project with recyclables scanner and ANDI sensor as well as further follow-up projects in these areas, opening of the new treatment plant for industrial and industrial wastewater in Trofaiach, presentation of the new recycling plant for refrigerators in Havlickuv Brod (CZ), investment in the substitute fuel plant at ThermoTeam, Saubermacher celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2019.
Saubermacher Dienstleistungs AG
Hans-Roth-Straße 1
8073 Feldkirchen bei Graz
+43 59 800
Export/Foreign share
35 % (as of 2019, measured by total revenues)
Export markets
Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, France and the United Arab Emirates
Lines of business

  • Waste logistics
  • Waste disposal
  • Outsourcing
  • Recycling
  • Environmental engineering

Contact person
Bernadette Triebl-Wurzenberger, M. A.
Head of Corporate Communications


“I am very pleased that Saubermacher was awarded the National Coat of Arms of the Republic of Austria. Since only a few selected companies have been awarded, I am proud that we are one of these exemplary companies. Our commitment and pioneering achievements in the field of waste and resource management, especially in innovations and digitization, are honored with the Austrian National Coat of Arms.

This award shows our customers that Austria’s leading private waste disposal and recycling company can be relied on in the long term. ”

 KR Hans Roth, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Saubermacher AG