Protect the oceans
Every year, 8 to 12 million tonnes of plastics and micro-plastics are dumped into the oceans. The safeguarding of the oceans is played out on land. Today we command the technologies to collect, recycle and recover plastics and wastewater. To transform this waste into resources is to enter into the circular economy. Thanks to this new model, the preservation of the oceans becomes possible.
Using SUEZ's knowledge to protect the oceans
Supporting ocean protecting organizations' initiatives:
Since 2015, the Group has been working with the UNESCO intergovernmental oceanographic commission to raise the general public’s awareness of the importance of protecting our oceans, in particular on World Oceans Day, which takes place every year on 8 June.
With nearly 50 major international groups in the Alliance to End Plastic Waste
With scientific expeditions
With skipper Stéphane Le Diraison and his Time for Oceans sailing boat
Committed to the same cause, SUEZ, Bouygues Construction and the Boulogne-Billancourt (France) town council are supporting skipper Stéphane Le Diraison for three years, as he spreads an important message: the protection of our oceans involves a multitude of players and demands collective action from institutions, businesses and citizens.
With Good Planet
Our actions in Asia: partnership in marine protection and raising awareness on the plastics pollution problem
Partnership on Innovative Research on Marine Protection
Raising Awareness on the Plastic Pollution Problem
In Hong Kong, we organized a “Goodbye Plastic Waste” Primary School Drawing Competition to draw attention to this imminent plastic crisis.
In Taiwan, we collaborated with local primary school to make Christmas trees out of used plastic bottles to encourage the reuse of plastic.