Project executed by
Envac Scandinavia AB
Project status

Fornebu was once the airport of Oslo. It is located 12 km east of the capital. It is being turned into a new suburban area with 6,100 flats, as well as offices, schools etc. A vacuum waste collection system will serve the area and collect 3 different waste streams (residual, plastic and paper), one for energy and two for recycling.

Several large Norwegians companies like Telenor, Aker Solution and Statoil (2012) are headquarted here.

Construction started in 2006 and will be completed in 2018.

The order has been received in collaboration with Envac's Norwegian partner Caverion (a former part of YIT).

Basic project information
In operation since2006
Project completed2018
Basic system data
Type of systemStationary Vacuum System
System subtypeSVS 400
Application areaResidential area
Design capacity15 tons per day
Number of fractions3
Number of inlets600
Total metres of pipe23000
Type of wasteGeneral waste / Rest, Paper, Plastics