• Who we are?

    Séché in Chile is a company specialized in waste recovery, treatment and management of highly complex industrial waste (hazardous and non-hazardous), with special emphasis on remediation and rehabilitation of contaminated soils and sites.

    We started our activity in 2008 and since 2017 we are part the Séché, a French international group with more than 30 years of experience in the recovery, treatment and management of complex, hazardous and non-hazardous waste.

    We have a Waste Management Center in Sierra Gorda in Northern Chile, and we expect to begin the development of an Integrated Industrial Waste Management Center in the Metropolitan Region by 2020.

    Taking into account the industrial growth of Chile, along with increasingly stringent environmental and social regulations, we seek to positions ourselves as a strategic partner, in order to help industries to accomplish their social and environmental commitments, through processes that meet the highest standards.

    In Séché we have the needed facilities, the qualified staff, as well as the know-how to recover, treat and manage all types of industrial waste. Our quality service and our ability to adapt to the needs of our customers have allowed us to consolidate ourselves as a leader in industrial waste management.

Our Values

  • Responsability

    Preserving the environment and the health of the community
  • Culture of Service

    Guiding our efforts and resources to provide a professional, efficient and personalized service
  • Commitment to quality

    Providing a quality service of international standards and permanent improvement
  • Innovation

    Constantly looking for the most advanced technology to provide optimal solutions
  • Integrity

    Acting with honesty, respect and transparency
  • Mission

    To be a leader in the care for our environment, helping clients, communities and authorities implement innovative solutions, so that production or economic activity may be sustainable within a circular economy.
  • Vision

    To be recognized by clients, communities and authorities as the leading company in the development of environmental services for the country, contributing to the sustainable economic growth.
  • Séché Group

    Séché Environnement is a leading player in waste management, including the most complex and hazardous waste, and in environmental services, particularly in the event of an environmental emergency.

    Thanks to its expertise in the creation of circular economy loops, decarbonization and hazard control, the group has been contributing to the ecological transition of industries and territories, as well as to the protection of the living world, for nearly 40 years. A French family-owned industrial group, Séché Environnement deploys the cutting-edge technologies developed by its R&D department at the heart of territories, in more than 120 locations in 15 countries, including some fifty industrial sites in France. With more than 6,000 employees, including 2,500 in France, Séché Environnement generated a turnover of €1 013,5 million in 2023, 26% of which was generated internationally.

  • Treatment plant

    Our industrial site for the management and treatment of hazardous and non-hazardous industrial waste, located at KM 45 Route B-385, Salar de Atacama Road, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta region, operates under the environmental permit RCA 0327/2005 of Conama and sanitary resolution 1680/2008 of the “Seremi de Salud of Antofagasta”.

    Our main activity is the integrated management of solid and liquid industrial waste, both hazardous and non-hazardous, including temporary storage and final disposal, as well as treatment systems allowing the recovery and stabilization of waste.

    We comply strictly with the provisions of Supreme Decree 148 and the Health Regulations on Hazardous Waste Management 2003 of the Ministry of Health.


National authorizations

We have the following permits, as per current national legislation.

Transport authorizations

Environmental permit RCA No.0156 of February 28, 2012, authorizing the removal, transportation and transfer of Hazardous and non-hazardous industrial waste.

Environmental permit

RCA No. 0327 of December 27, 2005, CONAMA Antofagasta

Sanitary authorization

    1. Resolution No. 1680 of May 12, 2008, SEREMI Salud Antofagasta, authorizing treatment and final disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous industrial waste
    2. Resolution No 2063 of June 16 2008, SEREMI Salud Antofagasta, authorizing treatment and final disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous industrial waste, correction of SAN RUT (ID #).


We are certified by AENOR in the following standards: