Who are We

As a subsidiary company of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, ISTAÇ, which started to operate Turkey's first sanitary landfill in 1994, provides services in the field of waste and environmental management in order to bequeath livable cities to future generations.

ISTAÇ aims to prevent the environmental damage caused by waste production, which has accelerated with the increase in population and the amount of individual waste, as much as possible, to protect nature by reducing the use of limited natural resources and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from waste;

Areas of Activity

Waste Management

  • Municipal Waste (Domestic Waste) Management
  • Waste Logistics, Landfill, Recovery and Disposal
  • Medical Waste Management
  • Industrial Waste Management
  • Excavation Waste Management
  • Management of Ship Sourced Wastes

Cleaning Activities

  • Urban Cleaning (Main Arteries and Squares-Mechanical and Manual Sweeping)
  • Carpet Cleaning
  • Coastal and Beach Cleaning
  • Sea Surface Cleaning
  • Dredging, Removal and Dewatering of Bottom Sludge

Recycling Activities

  • Compost Production
  • ATY Production
    • Production of Waste Wood Waste from Paper, Plastic, Textile, Wood Wastes
    • Production of ATY from twig and branch wastes
  • Electric Power Generation
    • Energy Production from Landfill Gas
    • Energy Production by Burning
    • Energy Production with Biomethanisation
  • Treatment Services
    • Landfill Leachate Treatment Management

Project and Consultancy Services

Environmental Laboratory Analyses