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As a general contractor, I am responsible for ensuring the regulatory compliance of waste management on site

The law requires me to trace waste flows starting from their departure from a site:

  • It is no longer possible to trace waste only at its point of arrival at a treatment facility. 
  • I need a solution that ensures efficient traceability of waste throughout its value chain. 
  • I need to be able to prove my compliance with the law and good practices.
  • I need a practical and an easy-to-use solution for my operators and subcontractors.


French law on circular economy (law n° 2020-105 of 10th of February 2020)


Extended producer responsibility for the products and materials used in the construction of buildings


French law on energy transition (law n° 2015-992 of 17th of August 2015)

Some key figures:

43.5 million tonnes

of construction waste produced in France every year

Divide by 4

greenhouse gas emissions between 1990 and 2050

Reduce by 50%

the amount of waste sent to landfills by 2025


of construction waste recycled, target set by the EU

3 years

the minimum conservation period for supporting documents

Challenges to overcome:

Ensure regulatory compliance

Establish a regulatory database for all site flows:

  • Accurate, complete, and auditable for at least 3 years

Limit the use of new materials and improve material recovery:

  • Systematically identify and quantify materials and waste

Prevent illegal dumping:

  • Receive alerts concerning specific events
  • Identify site flows at their arrival and departure from site

The SGP’s sustainable development department considers the traceability of excavated soil to be a key element in reducing the project’s carbon impact.


Société du Grand Paris

As a responsible player, we want to reduce our environmental footprint.” 


Hauts de Seine, Regional authority

Provide proof of exemplary execution

Provide factual evidence:

  • Information supported by images and geo-location data
  • Available in real time 
  • Waste tracking notes (BSDs) generated in real time and available remotely

Ensure safety on site and during transit:

  • By limiting risk situations, including overloading

Limit nuisances for local residents 

Easily generate exhaustive reports – no more spreadsheets

Follow-up on the activity with an intuitive interface:

  • Generate graphs and exports on all parameters
  • For any period, for any participant in the value chain, and on the transported contents

Calculate the carbon footprint reduction from key data:

  • Detailed information on transport flows, including type of vehicle, weight, and distance travelled
  • Detailed information on the material recovery and the exact quantity per type of waste

Our aim is to have precise data on the volume of excavated material on our sites – % of materials reused and recycled, % of polluted soil – and to generate reports on the overall impact of waste on our operations and on our carbon footprint.

Hauts de Seine, Regional authority

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