Lafarge works on Paris Plage
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Lafarge has contributed to the project to create beaches along the River Seine in Paris, France for the ninth consecutive year. Since 2002, Lafarge has sponsored the Paris Plage event and supplied 2000tonnes of sand for the creation of the beach areas.
There are 11 partners in total, including French book publisher Flammarion, which supplies a library, and Paris water operator Eau de Paris, which supplies drinking water. French supermarket chain Franprix offers workshops on making smoothies. The partners contribute €1million of the €2.2million staging costs and also help organise events during the project.