Waste Management & Recycling

The Environmental Management Solution Provider based on Innovative Eco technology

Based on "Waste to Energy, Waste to Resources," we will provide a comprehensive environmental solution to complete the circular economy of waste zero and solve global environmental problems

Starting with the EMC acquisition in 2020, SK ecoplant continues to grow as a comprehensive environmental platform that implements a Waste to Resource business centered on 4R (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,Recovery) based on Resources & Circuar Economy (Resource Circularity).
SK ecoplant accelerates the advancement of the domestic environmental industry by applying the differentiated innovative technologies and continue to broaden overseas presence through 'One Team Operation' with the Financial Society. Ultimately, SK ecoplant will create an Open Innovation ecosystem that can solve environmental problems with the environmentally conscious people and will establish itself as 'a company that comes to mind first when environmental problems arise'.

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  • 생산 - Waste to Energy(소각, 폐열, CCUS, 바이오가스) - 소각/매립 Zero화
  • 생산 - Recycle(E-Waste, 폐배터리, 플라스틱, 폐유기용제) - Waste
  • 유통 - Reuse(하·폐수 재이용) - 소비/Waste 중간 단계
  • Upstream

    E-Waste 및 폐배터리
    리사이클 초순수·무방류

  • Midstream

    환경관리 디지털
    솔루션 (Wayble)

  • Downstream



SK ecoplant started recycling business by acquiring ‘TES’, a global leading company of E-Waste recycling and ‘DY Indus/Polymer’, a company specialized in recycling plastics.
In Particular, for the EV Battery recycling market, expected to grow to be worth 600 trillion Won in 2050, we are securing differentiated competitiveness by adding battery recycling technology based on TES’ global network, which has the largest number of national bases (23 countries) in E-Waste industry.
SK Ecoplant, as an environmental business operator, aims to actualize Zero Waste and Zero Carbon through recycling of resources.


TES is a global E-Waste specialized company headquartered in Singapore. Its main business areas include electrical and electronic waste recycling, ITAD (IT asset disposal) services, and waste battery recycling. Currently, it operates 46 treatment facilities in 23 countries, including 5 core countries which are the U.S., UK, Germany, China, and Singapore, and has the largest number of regional offices in the industry. Based on the acquisition of TES, SK ecoplant will expand from waste management to the upstream recycling business and ascend as a global environmental company.

Environmental Infrastructure O&M

SK ecoplant is creating new values through resources and recycling, striding beyond the effective sewage, wastewater and wastes management. As the leading group of experts in environmental field, we are actively engaged in ESG activities, particularly effective pollutant control and philanthropic corporate social activities. We are now going to provide services not only in the public sector but also in private sector, as the leading Environment Solution Provider, we surely will present innovative values for the customers and set a new standard for the market.

Private O&M sector for Environmental Infrastructure:
M/S ranking No. 1
1,295 O&M facilities


Incineration is the most direct method to reduce the volume of wastes and neutralize its hazards. SK ecoplant mitigates wastes by incineration and convert them into energy for people and the environment. Recovering the heat from incineration, we service heating, cooling, and electricity, and our meticulous pollutant emissions control has earned the trust among the local communities. Furthermore, we are gearing up to secure capability to lead the market as environmentally friendly corporate with own environmentally-friendly incinerator artificial intelligence (AI) solution, and to become an aspiration that global markets pay attention to our incinerator operating system.

Limit Value of incineration 1,102 Ton per day
11 incineration sites


Landfill is a sophisticated engineering structure which contributes to environmental safety and sustainability. With professional and efficient Operation and Maintenance (O&M) techniques, SK ecoplant has prevented wastes and pollutants from dispersion and secured stability. It is concerned to block potential impact from the perspective of long-term maintenance, and to conserve the local environment for our future generations. We will lead environmentally friendly resource recycling by implementing appropriate treatment on landfilled wastes and Waste Management System.

Permitted Capacity: 4,987,000 ㎡,
4 Landfill Treatment site


Since its establishment in 1997, EMC has become Korea's largest comprehensive environmental company, operating 1,290 sewage and wastewater treatment facilities, 4 incineration facilities, landfill facilities, and waste oil and wastewater treatment facilities nationwide. It has maintained a market leading position in the water treatment O&M (Operation & Maintenance) field and has continued to grow by expanding its business to incineration and landfill fields. In addition, the company is enhancing its competitiveness by introducing innovative solutions such as AI and DT-based logistics systems and incinerator operations and upgrading its operation systems. Through these efforts, EMC has been recognized for its environmental business competency and technological prowess by the Ministry of Environment and domestic and foreign academic societies.