A strengthened presence in France, new territories and the development of its activities with industrial customers as growth drivers in Europe but also internationally. Review the SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT 2014 commercial successes.
In 2011, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT helped to reduce the impact of waste on the environment through its collection, treatment, recovery and disposal services. At present, 57 million people benefit from the Group’s waste collection services. In addition, the Group treated 42 million metric tonnes of waste generated by its 430,000 industrial and trade customers in 2010. Over the same year, it produced 11.3 million metric tonnes of secondary raw materials.
To achieve those results, in 2010, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT had:
Covering the entire waste cycle, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT endeavours to limit the environmental impact of waste treatment and strives to extract the maximum amount of resources from the waste.
- SITA UK was entrusted with the management of waste recovery and disposal for the county of Suffolk. The contract totals £1 billion over 25 years, for the design, construction, financing and operation of an energy-from-waste unit with a capacity of 269,000 metric tonnes per year.
- In 2011, SITA UK also signed a Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contract worth €825 million over 25 years with the South Tyne and Wear Waste Partnership. The latter represents the local communities of Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland. This contract concerns the management of 190,000 metric tonnes of residual household waste per year. It provides for the design, construction, financing and operation of an energy-from-waste unit in Teesside. With a capacity of 256,000 metric tonnes per year, this plant will produce enough electricity to power the equivalent of some 30,000 homes.