VALGO, a unique model for the depollution of polluted sites and soils

At a time of reasonable use of natural resources and the need for a more circular economy, the raison d'être of VALGO is to revitalize polluted sites and soils, especially brownfields. A model that can decontaminate buildings, depollute the soil and rebuild the city on the city while today, in France, the equivalent of a department is artificialized every 8 years.

Revitalisation of polluted sites and soils

Founded in 2004 by François Bouché, VALGO is a company specializing in complex industrial deconstruction, decontamination and depollution of soil and groundwater. More recently, VALGO has extended its action across the entire value chain by offering new development projects to contaminated lands through land development operations. Since 2011 the company experiences an important development in France and abroad.

VALGO, a unique model for the depollution of polluted sites and soils

Control of all the techniques and activities related to depollutionand decontamination of polluted sites and soils

The VALGOrisation model is based on a mastery of the different activities and techniques of depollution of polluted sites and soils:

  • Decontamination that includes operations of:
  • Asbestos removal,
  • Lead removal,
  • Encapsulation / confinement,
  • Treatment of Refractory Ceramic Fiber,
  • Close intervention Asbestos (SS4),
  • Industrial dismantling


Remediation of sites, polluted soils and groundwater:

thanks to the control of a set of treatments, VALGO offers the most adapted and effective solutions to clients’ needs. The company also offers innovative and unique processes such as thermal desorption “in situ” and “on site” through its R&D laboratory and the implementation of pilot phases.


Land development enabling the remediation of polluted sites, particularly industrial wastelands:

VALGO is working with private and public stakeholders to restore the value of use of these polluted soils through urban and land development operations that allows reuse of these wastelands. There are an estimated 400,000 polluted sites in France, lands that are often polluted and useless from an economical point of view and which could be revitalized.