GDE, among leaders in France for recycling, serving businesses, local authorities and individuals

Founded by the Dauphin family in Normandy over a century ago, GDE is a family business specialised in recycling. Its headquarters are at Rocquancourt in Normandy.

A pioneer of the recycling industry, GDE is today N° 2 in France with a national network of over 80 sites equipped with some of the most sophisticated and highest-performing industrial and logistic facilities in its sector.

GDE employs over 1100 staff.

The company recycles and gives added value to nearly 3 million tonnes of materials annually.

Through the virtuous circle of recycling, GDE enables material to be reborn. Its aim is to recycle even more and better.

Part of a worldwide group, Ecore

GDE is the French subsidiary of the Ecore group of companies, a world-class player in recycling.

Since its creation in 1993, Ecore’s business and results have shown constant growth.

The Group’s investments since 2003 total nearly €531 million.

Ecore controls all the stages in its processes: from the collection of used materials to the sale of recycled products.

The Group operates more than 100 sites around the world:

  • France
  • Netherlands
  • Belgium
  • Luxembourg
  • Switzerland
  • Germany
  • Romania
  • Hungary
  • China
  • India