TIRU, the specialist in waste material recycling and waste energy

Created in 1922, TIRU (Traitement Industriel des Résidus Urbains: Industrial Treatment of Urban Waste) is a company specialized in waste recovery. TIRU designs, builds and operates waste treatment units in France, Great Britain and Canada.

A subsidiary of Dalkia and the EDF Group

Specialist in waste recovery, TIRU has been a subsidiary of the EDF Group since 1946 and a subsidiary of Dalkia since May 2016.

Our expertise: waste recovery

TIRU has a range of innovative solutions based on the design, construction and operation of waste treatment and recovery units.


3.12 million
tons of waste treated in 2017
All our key figures

Our history

A major force in its sector, TIRU has more than 600 years of accumulated experience in the operating of waste treatment units.

Our values

TIRU pursues its commitments on a daily basis with its employees, customers, shareholders and all its partners.

Our sites

TIRU operates 37 sites, mainly in France, but also in Great Britain and Canada.

Our references

TIRU is renowned in the industry as an innovative player in waste processing, fully committed to energy transition and the circular economy.

Our partners

At the service of the environment, TIRU knows how to surround itself with partners of choice anchored in the territories and committed to current ecological issues.

Our responsibilities for health, safety and the environment

In accordance with EDF Group policies, regulations and all other applicable requirements, TIRU is committed to Safety, Health and Environment (SSE).