About us

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Caring for the environment is a pressing need, on which our quality of life and that of future generations depends. The challenge is how to implement these lovely words and realise this universal truth, while adapting at the same time to the problems and production processes of companies.

This is the objective which has guided AFESA Medio Ambiente since it was set up in 1985: to offer a wide range of environmental services, combining a scrupulous respect for the environment with the utmost efficiency, quality and safety assurance for our clients.

Our headquarters are in Derio, Biscay and the Transfer Centre in Lantarón, Alava. We have delegations in Madrid and Seville and warehouses in Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Valencia, Murcia, Seville, Malaga, Corunna and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Principles Values Certifications Clients

Principles

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Respect

Of course, we are guided by the most scrupulous respect for the environment, as our ultimate goal is to help protect it. But the utmost respect for the daily activity of our clients is also a priority, and we endeavour to interfere as little as possible.

EFFICIENCY

We carry out every project in the shortest time possible, optimising implementation times and resources.

QUALITY

We apply the highest quality standards in all our activities, as our certifications show.

SAFETY

The very nature of our activities makes risk is an inherent factor. At AFESA, we are experts at controlling these risks and reducing them to the minimum, for everyone’s peace of mind, particularly our clients’.

DIFFERENTIAL VALUES

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PROFESSIONALISM AND COMPETITIVENESS

AFESA has almost 30 years’ experience in the sector and a highly qualified team. We bring these two key factors together to offer the highest level of professionalism and competitiveness to every project.

CLIENT SERVICE FOCUS

When our clients call us, it is because they have a problem they need to solve as soon as possible with the lowest financial and environmental cost. That is what we specialise in: putting ourselves in our clients’ shoes and offering them the best possible service.

CONSTRUCTIVE ATTITUDE AND TEAM SPIRIT

To successfully manage environmental emergencies or demolish obsolete facilities requiring complex processes at all levels, it is vital to tackle all tasks with a constructive attitude and a team like AFESA’s, which works with machine-like precision and knows how to find solutions where others only see problems.

NONCONFORMITY AND SELF-IMPROVEMENT

At AFESA, our experience is not a means of taking the easy way out and always offering the same stale solutions. On the contrary, we are nonconformists. We like to take on controlled risks, explore new ways, and continuously learn and improve. We therefore face each new project as a challenge with which to improve ourselves as professionals and offer the optimal solution for our clients.

PRACTICAL ORIENTATION

Everything we do is results oriented. If something doesn't work, we change it and look for an alternative which offers better results in practice.

CERTIFICATIONS

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The certifications earned by AFESA assure our know-how in environmental issues and that our activities comply with all legal regulations and standard protocols.

QUALITY MANAGEMENT AND ENVIRONMENT

AFESA Medio Ambiente S.A. has a Quality Management system (UNE-EN ISO 9001: 2008) and and Environmental Management system (UNE-EN ISO 14001: 2004) in place since 1999..
In addition, as part of our commitment to improving environmental management, we have implemented and verified an environmental management system in our workplaces in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1221/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the voluntary participation by organisations in a Community eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS), the highest level of environmental requirement of European scope.
Our environmental statement is a document where you can find all the figures on environmental performance in our Organisation, as well as our commitment to continuous improvement and to minimising our environmental impact. The figures appearing in it have been checked by a verifier in an audit carried out on our environmental management system, which proves their accuracy. You can request our sites’ verified environmental statements logged in the EMAS registry by e-mailing your request to afesa@afesa.es or by calling +34 94 423 97 00.

AUTHORISED HAZARDOUS AND NON-HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGER

AFESA Medio Ambiente S.A. is a registered hazardous and non-hazardous waste manager (authorisation EU2/151/06 and authorisation EUX/023/06).

QUALITY ASSURANCE

AFESA Medio Ambiente S.A. has an OHSAS 18001:2007 compliant health and safety management system in place since 2009.

INSURANCE

AFESA Medio Ambiente S.A. has undersigned general and environmental liability insurance policies for 3 million euros.

SOIL QUALITY RESEARCH AND RECOVERY CERTIFICATION

AFESA Medio Ambiente S.A. is accredited to carry quality research and recovery of contaminated soils (including risk analysis), in accordance with the provisions of Decree 199/2006, including inspection accreditation in accordance with the UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17020 standard.

Clients

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National

  • ABB Subestaciones
  • Abbot Laboratories
  • Aceralia
  • Acerinox
  • AENA Aeropuertos Españoles
  • Air Liquide
  • Ayuntamiento de Madrid
  • Ayuntamiento de Bilbao
  • Azucarera Ebro
  • Azpiegitura
  • Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
  • Bankinter
  • Bridgestone-Firestone , Hispania S.A.
  • Carrefour
  • Cementos Rezola
  • Cemex
  • Cerveza San Miguel
  • Champion
  • Cie Automotive
  • Consellería de Sanidad de Alicante
  • Edp
  • Eldu
  • Enagas
  • Endesa
  • Eon
  • Ercros
  • Ferroatlántica
  • Fertiberia
  • Gas Natural Fenosa
  • Gobierno Vasco
  • Grupo Urazca
  • Hospital 12 de Octubre
  • Hotel Ritz Madrid
  • Iberdrola
  • Iberia
  • Ihobe
  • Indar
  • Insalud
  • Isolux Wat
  • John Deere Ibérica
  • La Casera
  • Maerks
  • Maier, S. Coop.
  • Maxam
  • MOPU
  • Nervacero
  • Nestlé España
  • Pasco
  • Peisa
  • Petronor
  • Praxair España
  • Presidencia de Gobierno "Moncloa"
  • Quinton Hazell España
  • Renfe
  • Repsol
  • Servicio Vasco de Salud Osakidetza
  • Sidenor
  • Siemens
  • ST & M Alta Tensión
  • Telefónica de España
  • Tioxide Europa
  • Tubos Reunidos
  • Zardoya Otis
  • Zorrotzaurre (Ayto. Bilbao, Dip. Foral de Bizkaia, Gob. Vasco

International

  • Alimentos Kraft
  • Bordoy
  • Bristol Myers
  • C.A. La Electricidad de Caracas
  • C.F.E.
  • CANTV
  • Cementos del Caribe
  • Centauro
  • Chrysler de Venezuela L.L.C.
  • Consolidada de Cementos
  • Corporación Industrial Alpes
  • Dames & Moore - Mallinckrodt
  • Edenor
  • Edesur
  • Electric Corporation
  • Elly Lilly & Compañía de Venezuela
  • Enelven
  • ESEBA