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About Envac Group

Envac is one of the most innovative players in the global waste collection industry and inventor of the pneumatic waste collection system. Envac is also behind Optibag, the optical waste sorting technology.


1953 (as Aktiebolaget Starksugarna, Sweden)

Geographical markets

Envac has 35 offices in 22 countries in the Nordics, Europe, Americas, Middle East, Asia and Australia (see Organisation).


  • Design, development and supply of pneumatic waste collection systems for sustainable cities, hospitals and airports
  • Operation and maintenance of Envac systems including system upgrades
  • Design, development and supply of optical waste sorting systems (Envac Optibag).


Joakim Karlsson (Stockholm, Sweden)


Stena Adactum AB, a company in the Stena Sphere (Gothenburg, Sweden).

Key figures

The Stena Sphere generated a total revenue of MSEK 60,649 in 2018, while profit before tax amounted to MSEK 1,014. The number of employees in the Sphere is approximately 15,500.

The Envac solution

Welcome to the smart, sustainable city of the future, where waste is transported underground, litterbins are self-emptying and refuse collection vehicles are a soon-to-be-distant memory.

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