EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Lithuania
Region: Vilniaus apskritis; Lietuva
Location of affected unit(s): Vilnius


Sector: Utilities
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
38 - Waste collection, treatment and disposal activities; materials recovery
Number Employed: 490

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-12-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 30-12-2021
Planned Job Creation: 250

Additional Information

Ekonovus, one of the largest waste management companies in Lithuania, is to create around 250 new jobs in Vilnius in 2022. The company has won a tender and will take care of public spaces in 10 Vilnius districts, where almost half of Vilnius city residents live. According to the management, in order to be able to take care of such a big territory, the company will hire an additional 250 employees. Currently the company employs 490 employees.

Ekonovus is a waste management company that specializes in the collection of household, construction and packaging and hazardous wastes. The sorting capacity of secondary raw materials, packaging and manufacturing waste of Ekonovus reaches 5000 tons/month.