Leading Innovations

Solo’s industry leading innovations are complimented by a genuine customer focus. We deliver the service of a family company with the professionalism and resources of a large company. Our culture is such that we aim to develop long term relationships with our customers to achieve their waste management objectives reliably, responsibly and economically.

About Solo Resource Recovery

Solo is a 100% Australian owned and operated waste management and industrial services organisation that has been providing solutions for government, business and households for over 80 years.

We specialise in the collection, transport, processing and disposal of all forms of waste including garbage, recyclables, organics, liquid, medical, hazardous, construction and demolition and commercial and industrial waste. Solo also manufacture waste equipment including collection vehicles, bins, skips and compactors. We have designed, built and manage waste facilities such as transfer stations and recycling plants and manage several landfill operations also. We provide services to municipal, commercial and residential customers in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia with operations just commencing in Western Australia.

Our services have always been based on innovation – delivering proven technology at great value for our customers. We have many firsts here in Australia, such as the first side loading garbage truck, the first divided wheelie bin and truck, the first private company to have independent Quality certification and the first municipal waste collection service with carbon emissions offset.

Our Latest News

Solo have been successful with waste services in Melbourne.


Food Waste: A Definitive Guide

20th of Jun 2017

When it comes to waste management, much of the attention is focused on recycling materials like papers and

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Are You Disposing of Your Waste Correctly?

14th of Jun 2017

When it comes to rubbish, for most people it truly is a case of ‘out of sight, out of mind’. But in order t

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Award for waste diversion

19th of Jul 2016

Solo, in conjunction with the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, have been awarded the Institute of Public

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Solo defies employment trends

19th of Jul 2016

Solo Resource Recovery is expanding, and in the process generating local employment growth in several regio

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