Recovering energy from our waste

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Tweet 30th March 2017 Residual waste is any waste material that cannot be viably recycled. However, although this material cannot be recycled, it does represent an important source of energy.  There are several processes that can be used to recover energy from residual waste, such as incineration in specialist energy from waste plants, methanation or the production of Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) which converts the waste into solid fuel to replace coal used inenergy-intensive industries, such as cement works. An Energy-from-waste … Read more

SUEZ STRENGTHENS ITS POSITION IN THE PRODUCTION OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGY WITH FOUR NEW ENERGY FROM WASTE PLANTS IN EUROPE

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Tweet 30th March 2017 With the commissioning of four new plants (three in the UK [1] and one in Poland [2]) that will handle an additional 1.2 million tonnes of residual waste, the Group boosts its recovery capacity and further confirms its role as a major energy recovery producer. In 2017, SUEZ will recover more than 9 million tonnes of waste[3] in 55 Energy-from-Waste (EfW) plants in Europe. Seven TWh[4] of energy will be sold, which is the equivalent of … Read more

Resource management: sustainable agriculture solutions

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Tweet February 22nd 2017 The growth in the world population is inevitably accompanied by an increase in agricultural production, while the water resource is diminishing and the amount of arable land is decreasing significantly due to the urbanisation effect.  Farmers in all countries are now faced with a double challenge: to improve the productivity and yield of crops while preserving resources. Management of resource, and of water in particular, will be a critical issue in the years to come. SUEZ … Read more

P&G’s Head & Shoulders Creates World’s First Recyclable Shampoo Bottle Made with Beach Plastic

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Tweet Davos, 19 January 2017 Hair Care Industry First Creates Sustainable Business Model Advancing Circular Economy. In Addition, ½ Billion Bottles of P&G Hair Care Products to be Made with Recycled Plastic Every Year by 2018. The Procter & Gamble Company today announced that Head & Shoulders (H&S), the world’s #1 shampoo brand, will produce the world’s first recyclable shampoo bottle made from up to 25% recycled beach plastic. In partnership with recycling experts TerraCycle and SUEZ, this innovation will … Read more

SUEZ STEPS UP THE DIGITALISATION OF ITS RECYCLING AND RECOVERY ACTIVITIES BY ACQUIRING A STAKE IN RUBICON GLOBAL

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Tweet January 10th 2017 SUEZ and Rubicon Global today announced a groundbreaking strategic partnership to revolutionize the waste industry. As a pioneer of the application of connected and digital solutions to the sustainable management of secondary resources, SUEZ is pursuing its strategy to develop new services, in particular in recycling and waste recovery. SUEZ led Rubicon’s current funding round which has raised more than $50 million. Rubicon is a cloud-based, full-service waste and recycling company focused on sustainability. It works … Read more

SUEZ AND TOTAL PARTNER TO RECYCLE COOKING OIL INTO BIOFUEL

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Tweet Paris, December 6, 2016 Signature of a 10-year agreement to increase the amount of used cooking oil collected by 20% and supply the La Mède biorefinery in France.  SUEZ and TOTAL are joining forces to collect and recycle used cooking oil in France. As part of their 10-year partnership, SUEZ will supply 20,000 metric tons of used cooking oil a year to TOTAL. Collected throughout France, the oil will be processed into biofuel at Total’s La Mède biorefinery. In … Read more

SUEZ WILL EVACUATE AND RECOVER CONSTRUCTION WASTE AT FORT D’ISSY-VANVES-CLAMART STATION

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Tweet Paris, 23 November 2016 The consortium composed of Bouygues Travaux Publics and three subsidiaries of Soletanche Bachy group has engaged SUEZ, on behalf of Société du Grand Paris, to assess and monitor excavated soils and transport them to its recovery and treatment facilities. Almost 180,000 tonnes of earth will be analysed and managed by SUEZ during the different phases of construction, due to take place between 2016 and 2021. The Group will help Société du Grand Paris to reach … Read more

SUEZ ROLLS OUT ITS CLIMATE COMMITMENTS TO ITS ACTIVITIES IN MOROCCO

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Tweet 18 November 2016   During COP21, SUEZ took 12 new commitments for the climate covering all activities in France and around the world. These commitments are translated into mitigation and adaptation solutions, implemented in each country where the Group operates, especially in Morocco. They all have been presented in Marrakech during COP22. In this way, its subsidiaries – Lydec and Recycling & Recovery in Morocco – make commitments in line with the Group and the national Climate targets of … Read more

SUEZ CONSOLIDATES ITS PRESENCE AND ACTIVITIES IN CHINA BY BECOMING THE MAJORITY SHAREHOLDER OF ITS PARTNERSHIP WITH NWS HOLDINGS

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Tweet 2 November 2016 SUEZ announces the expansion of its long-standing partnership with NWS Holdings Limited (NWS Holdings), enlarging their cooperation to all the businesses of the Group  – Water, Recycling & Recovery – in China, within their single entity. At the closing of the operation, SUEZ will hold a 58% stake in this joint-venture company. This partnership will strengthen the development of the Group in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, a zone with high-growth potential. Under the … Read more

Tangier: An industrial partnership at the heart of the circular economy

Tweet September 2016 On the northern edge of Morocco, Tangier is the country’s main port serving Europe. With 974,000 inhabitants, the city is Morocco’s second-largest economic centre after Casablanca. It is home to a diverse range of industrial activities (textiles, chemicals, mechanics, metallurgy and ship-building) and currently has four industrial zones, two of which are free zones (the Tangier free zone and the port free zone). Renault: A model of Circular Economy While waste management lies at the heart of … Read more