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Sarasota County (Florida) entrusts FCC Servicios Medio Ambiente with new $750 million contract


Sarasota County (Florida) entrusts FCC Servicios Medio Ambiente with new $750 million contract

  • With a total potential contract length of 20 years, the contract will serve 250,000 residents and 2,000 commercial customers in the southern part of the county for solid waste collection
  • The company will invest $45 million to build a compressed natural gas fueling station for the new fleet incorporating 65 natural gas trucks
Sarasota County (Florida) entrusts FCC Servicios Medio Ambiente with new $750 million contract

Sarasota County Board of Commissioners has awarded FCC Environmental Services, subsidiary of FCC Servicios Medio Ambiente in the United States, the new contract for the collection of municipal solid waste in the South District of the county for a total of up to $750 million (€688.7 million). The contract will initially last for seven years and can be extended for seven years in the first extension and six years in the second extension and will commence on March 31, 2025.

To develop this important contract, which will employ 90 people and serve nearly 250,000 residents and 2,000 commercial customers, FCC Environmental Services will invest more than $45 million (€41.3 million) in the construction of a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) supply station for the new fleet, which incorporates 65 CNG trucks and 10 ancillary vehicles.

In his statement, Iñigo Sanz, CEO of FCC Environmental Services, expressed his gratitude to the county for the trust placed in the company, his excitement about providing high-quality service to residents and added that FCC looks forward to a long partnership with the county.

This contract award futher demonstrates FCC Environmental Services's commitment to boosting market growth in Florida, and with this expansion also secures a much larger presence on the state where it is already a leader in waste collection.

FCC Environmental Services is one of the largest municipal solid waste management companies in the United States, servicing more than 11 million citizens in the states of Florida, California, Texas, Iowa and Nebraska. FCC Servicios Medio Ambiente backbones the FCC Group's environmental services, with more than 120 years of experience, and serves over 67 million people in close to 5,400 municipalities around the world. The company provides a wide range of services in this sector: the collection, treatment, recycling, energy recovery and disposal of waste; street and beach cleansing; sewerage network maintenance; ground and green areas maintenance; recovery of contaminated soil and end-to-end management of industrial waste, among others.