Gámaþjónustan (Gamathjonustan) was founded in 1983 by Benóný Ólafsson its director and principal owner and began operations in 1984. Currently owned by GÞ Holding. Today the group employs 250 people in Iceland and operates widely in Iceland.

Mainfield of operations is waste management, sorting and recycling: Rental and service of waste containers of all types and sizes, general waste collection, landfill, rental and service of portable toilets; street cleaning ;transport of machinery; composting and consulting work. At Berghella in Hafnarfjördur Gamathjonustan runs a well equipped 4000 sq.m. sorting and transfer station with Harris baling press for waste and recyclable materials. Collected material from The Recycle Bin (Endurvinnslutunnan), is sorted at Berghella. This popular bin for domestic household recyclables, offers customers to put six categories in the same bin. Timber is crushed at Berghella with Haas and Morbark crushers and used for landscaping and animal bedding. Over 75 trucks and other machinery is used for the handing (collection, sorting, baling and composting)  and over 3000 containers of different sizes are in use. Furthermore, there is a container workshop and the sales department are situated at Ishella in Hafnarfjörður and truck repair workshop at Sudarvogur Reykjavik.

Totally owned subsidiaries are:

Gamathjonusta Vesturlands located in Akranes serving west of Iceland.

Gamathjonusta Vestfjarda serving the peninsula Vestfirðir.

Sorphreinsun Vilhelms Harðarsonar Skagaströnd in the North West of Iceland

Gamathjonusta Nordurlands located in Akureyri serving North-East of Iceland.

Sjonaras located in Reydarfjordur serving nearby communities.

Efnamóttakan (EFNA ltd.) Collecting and processing hasardous waste and WEEE.

Hafnarbakki – Flutningataekni ltd. A firm dealing with import of equipment for collecting, processing,sorting and disposal of waste. 
Also a wide range of bins and street furnitures. Selling and renting both office and ships containers of different sizes.

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  • For more information please contact us at gamar@gamar.is or call us at 535-2500