The main activity of Galloo is the recovery and recycling of old metals. Every year Galloo gives more than 1 million tonnes of steel and more than 60,000 tonnes of metals a second life. With this enormous processing capacity, Galloo is one of the most important recycling companies in Europe.



Every year Galloo processes thousands of end-of-life vehicles with respect for people and the environment. Afterwards the cars get a second life as raw material. Our ecological processes for the recycling of end-of-life vehicles are the result of extensive research and development.

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Galloo has been responsible for the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment for many years. Every year Galloo produces tonnes of alternative raw materials from all these devices.



Galloo Plastics annually processes more than 50,000 tonnes of plastics into reusable granulates. The vast majority is intended for the automotive industry. But the granulates are also sold to companies in the construction sector, agriculture and horticulture.



 At our ship breakdown yard in Ghent, we have been dismantling ships with great respect for people and the environment for more than 75 years. Both inland vessels, container ships and also military vessels are recycled in accordance with a standard pattern.

Post Shredder Technology

After shredding, everything that is not iron is processed further. Rubbers and foams undergo thermal valorisation, while plastics get a second life at Galloo Plastics. The non-ferrous metals are also separated further.

A professional approach to recycling

Our goal is 100% valorisation. Up-to-date machinery proves our professional and industrial approach.

Spotlight news

Stellantis and Galloo to Form Joint Venture for End-of-Life Vehicle Recycling


June 5, 2023 – Stellantis N.V. and leading metals recycler Galloo today announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enter into exclusive negotiations to form a joint venture focused on End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV) recycling as part of the automaker’s continued commitment to build its circular economy activities.

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Electric car charging stations publicly accessible


Good news for local residents of Menen who drive electric cars! The electric charging stations in the staff car park opposite the head office on Wervikstraat will be publicly accessible from 7 pm to 7 am. The entrance gate will remain half-open to open the car park after office hours.

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