Location

Rionegro and Tocancipa Plant, Colombia.

Project Goal

Closing cycles in organic waste. Elimination of disposal costs, reducing the environmental impacts and generate profits in order to ensure the sustainability of the project.

Activities

Generating compost and humus from

  • Sika plant's own organic waste (restaurant, gardening)
  • 82% of the residues in plants are recycled
  • output from sludge reactor from admixtures and silo cleaning residues

Results

The compost and humus are used to maintain gardening activities at Sika and by Sika employees, in order to increase the value and profit of the system and the sustainability concept. Until now the gains have been:

  • 1'200 tons of recycled waste
  • 260'000 CHF in profits