The foundation stone is laid for the future Materials Recovery Facility at Paris XVII

Construction of the SYCTOM de Paris’ new Materials Recovery Facility at Paris XVII has stared on Friday 10th November, with the placing of the foundation stone in Clichy-Batignolles Eco-District.

The ceremony was attended by Sébastien Lecornu, State secretary for the Minister of the Environment, by Jacques Gautier, President of the SYCTOM, the agency for waste management in the Paris metropolitan area, Stanislas Ancel, a member of the board of directors of CNIM and the Managing Director for the Environment and Energy, Bruno Léchevin, President of ADEME, Sophie Deschiens, Ile de France Regional Councillor special representative for the Circular Economy, Mao Péninou, Deputy Mayor of Paris and Yann Masson, Managing Director of Ar-Val.

According to Jacques Gautier, President of the Syctom “This Materials Recovery Facility will be operational by 2019, and will be the second placed by the SYCTOM within Paris itself. It will have a large capacity and will be entirely automated, and will prepare the waste household packaging produced by over 900 000 residents for recycling; a good answer to meet the challenges of the law for transition to green energy and the extension of sorting to all plastic packaging.

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