tonnes of waste
are produced every year
around the world
The French produce
of waste per person per year,
twice as much as 40 years ago
The production of plastic
000-fold in 50 years
commitment 2 : help our clients to optimise the management and recovery of their waste
In view of the growing scarcity of raw materials, waste seems more than ever to be the resource of the future. Thanks to its local foothold and the implementation of materials and energy cycles for its customers (local authorities and industrial operators), SUEZ environnement is establishing itself as a leading player in the circular economy.
By 2016, to achieve a ratio in Europe of 2 metric tonnes of waste allocated for recovery for every 1 metric tonne of waste disposed.
Develop production and marketing streams for solid substitution fuels.
Ratio of waste allocated for recovery/waste allocated for landfills(1)
(1) – Perimeter: Waste Europe (excluding Poland and Czech republic)
Solid recovered fuel
(in millions of tonnes)
OUR COMMITMENTS IN ACTIONS
In Haguenau, chocolate melts thanks to steam produced by waste
The largest Mars Chocolate factory in France, which manufactures M&M’s for the whole of Europe, has turned to SUEZ environnement to supply it with renewable energy as part of...
High 5, a centre for sorting and recycling glass
The High 5 facility for the sorting and recovery of glass in the port of Antwerp, Belgium, specializes in advanced visual sorting technologies for glass recycling...
A local circular economy cycle at the Shanghai Chemical Industrial Park
In 2014, the Shanghai Chemical Industrial Park, China, signed a partnership agreement with SUEZ environnement, whose subsidiary, Sino French Water,...
The waste sector, a player in the energy transition of the United Kingdom
In the context of its energy transition, the United Kingdom is pursuing a proactive policy of switching from the use of landfill sites to the waste-to-energy method for...