Over the past eight years, Seat has managed to generate 34% less waste in its facilities, and will continue to implement measures to reduce waste further.


On the occasion of International Recycling Day, Seat has announced that it is focusing its environmental improvement actions this year on reducing waste. Over the past eight years, Seat has managed to generate 34% less waste in its facilities, and in the next few months is going to implement measures designed to reduce production waste by up to 60% in the next six years.

Among other initiatives, Seat is going to prevent waste generation and address optimising separation in order to obtain more recycling and reuse of production waste. The company also aims to further refine the waste generated at different stages of the production process, such as paint and sealant slurry.

So far, the company has successfully reduced its environmental footprint by 34% on average. Since 2010, the company has lowered its power and water consumption by 21.6% and 30.9%, respectively. In addition, it has decreased its CO2 and volatile organic compound emissions by 63.3% and 21.4% and generated 34.2% less waste.