LafargeHolcim treated 10Mt of waste in 2017

LafargeHolcim treated 10Mt of waste in 2017
28 March 2018

LafargeHolcim’s global waste treatment arm, Geocycle, treated 10Mt of waste in 2017, an increase of 13 per cent YoY. The company co-processed many different types of waste, including shredded industrial waste, spent solvents, used tyres and sewage sludge, according to a press release.

"Sustainable building and living are key to the future and we are committed to playing an important role as the demand for sustainable construction solutions and sustainable buildings and infrastructure continues to grow. At LafargeHolcim we offer solutions which facilitate the simultaneous recycling and recovery of waste. We have ambitious plans to continue investing in all parts of the world in order to bring the most advanced technology and solutions to our partners and play a role in solving the global waste problem," said Jan Jenisch, Group CEO, LafargeHolcim.

In 2017 the company built three new waste treatment facilities in Kujawy (Poland), El Sokhna (Egypt) and Oum Azza (Morocco).

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