Our Climate solutions for cities and industry

Through 20 innovative solutions, discover how Veolia enables its local authority and industry customers all over the world to not only mitigate their greenhouse gas emissions but also adapt to climate change.

In terms of adaptation and resilience, Veolia offers three types of solutions:  water recycling to limit pressure on resources and conflicts of use, wastewater management during rain to avoid flooding and continuity plans for the provision of essential services during extreme events. 

In terms of emission mitigation, Veolia has developed three families of circular economy solutions that reduce the carbon footprint: energy efficiency and heat networks, the production of renewable energy and recycling and recovery of materials and water. 
 

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In Dubai, Veolia - through its subsidiary Enova - has established an energy performance control center, in order to significantly reduce the energy consumption of buildings.
In regions affected by high water stress, recycling wastewater is an effective solution to preserve the water resource.
In Tangier, Morocco, Veolia uses olive pomace as fuel to meet the thermal energy requirements of the Renault factory.
Sedibex is one of the largest industrial waste energy recovery plants in Europe.
To help SEDIF reduce its GHG emissions by 33% by 2020, Veolia has implemented an innovative contractual programme
The European Commission has set the proportion of renewable energy consumption in the transport sector at 10% by 2020. In keeping with this approach,
Since the 1950s, the Swedish city of Boras laid the groundwork for a sustainable city, notably through the gradual implementation of virtuous energy models
Recovering energy in the form of biogas captured in landfill facilities is an important factor in reducing greenhouse gas emissions globally
And if we produced both energy and compost from your waste?
In Rostock, Germany, Veolia is converting 1 billion plastic bottles each year into flakes that are then used to make new bottles.
Household appliances, computers, television sets… The use of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) generates an increasing volume of waste (WEEE) containing hazardous substances.
For optimal raw material recycling, Veolia makes use of innovative technologies in its high performance sorting centres in France
Dismantling large equipment at the end of its useful life helps limit demands on the planet’s resources
“Making more with less” could be the motto of the London Borough of Southwark, where waste is turned into a resource, therefore diminishing the quantity of waste and increasing the recovery rate
The fight against greenhouse gas emissions involves finding alternative energy sources to fossil fuels.
Biogas from the digestion of sewage sludge is an important renewable energy field.
Replacing fossil fuels by renewable resources thanks to permanent rather than intermittent sources (solar, wind) is now a possibility.
The existence of a causal link between climate disruption and extreme weather events has now been proved.
Relying on local and renewable energy resources is one of the aims that the city of Pécs, which is the fifth largest in Hungary, can congratulate itself on having achieved.