Environmental declaration

Respect for the environment

Respect for the environment is one of the essential factors when defining the activity of Saggas. As a sign of our commitment to the environment, the environmental management of the plant is certified under the requirements of the UNE-EN ISO 14001 standard and it is registered in the Registry of Centers with Environmental Management Systems of the Valencian Community, according to the EMAS Regulation. Annually, we submit our environmental and energy management to an audit process, we prepare our Environmental Declaration, and we submit it to verification by accredited entities, according to the EMAS standard.
Saggas has continuously maintained voluntary adherence to the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) for more than 10 uninterrupted years, which consolidates our commitment in relation with environmental care.

Saggas’ environmental commitment

  • Full compliance with international, national, regional and local environmental legislation.
  • Collaboration with Public Administrations in the search for solutions to environmental problems.
  • The incorporation of management criteria, leadership and production committed to the environment to avoid any risk of environmental contamination or to minimise its effects.
  • Implementation of systems for good environmental practice.
  • The promotion of information, education and environmental training for our employees and for society in general.

Environmental indicators 2020

Waste

The industrial waste generated by Saggas is mostly associated with the maintenance of facilities and equipment. Saggas has set a remarkable objective in order to recycle all waste, focusing on aspects such us the circular economy, good practices and the selection of agents who prioritize the recovery of waste.

2018

71%

40t

2019

58%

33t

2020

100%

56t

Water consumption

At Saggas, we do not use mains water in our production processes. The plant uses seawater in the vaporisers, which is then returned to the sea in its original state. Fresh water is used for sanitary purposes, such as irrigation and to supply firefighting equipment.

Fresh water consumption

2018

63%

9.261m3

2019

67%

9.959m3

2020

100%

14.654m3

Power consumptions

Saggas is certified under the international standard ISO 50001, a standard under which we carry out a rigorous control of the plant energy management. Our energy consumption is mainly sourced from our natural gas and from electricity.

Natural gas

2018

4%

0.4 GWh

2019

10%

1,0 GWh

2020

20%

2.0 GWh

Electric power

2018

85%

25 GWh

2019

95%

34 GWh

2020

91%

31 GWh