Founded in 1971, under the name of Johnston Waste, URM has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a single garbage collection vehicle.

URM Environmental Services Pty Ltd was incorporated in 1994.

We’ve built solid foundations and the superior performance of our operations has helped us to create one of Australia’s largest privately owned resource recovery and recycling companies.

We currently employ over 700 dedicated staff, render services through a collection fleet of over 350 vehicles, operate multiple processing facilities and assist numerous partners implement sustainable environmental solutions.

We are proud of our recognition as an industry leader, earning a reputation for our unrivalled drive to achieve excellence in the services we offer.

All while making resource management personal and exceeding the expectations of our customers.

Our presence in the United Kingdom is a testament to our commitment to continuously strive for more innovative solutions and to be the forerunner of implementing the world’s best practices in waste and recycling management.


The future we are creating for the URM Group is built on a united effort to promote integrity and fairness in our challenging and complex industry, with all of us being connected.

Our people are trusted professionals, informed advisors and skilled workers, and we each share a common vision to take a long-term view of client partnerships and discharging our duties to the communities we serve.

We welcome you to join the URM Group’s sustainability mission and create a lasting positive legacy for future generations.

Vision and Values

Customer Satisfaction
Well Being

Ethics and Standards

Why Choose URM?

No business or industry is the same.

Build a strategic partnership with URM.

Our Operations

Excellence in waste management for over 45 years.

Eco-friendly and cost-efficient services.

Meet the Team

Meet our leadership team.

Want to join the URM team? Visit our careers page.