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2018

Scaling plastic recycling businesses with a portable and affordable processing machine (plastoformer) Senegal

Senegal

Titre : Scaling plastic recycling businesses with a portable and affordable processing machine (plastoformer) Senegal

Pays/Région : Senegal

Dates (prévues) : Début/Fin 01-Jan-2018 // 31-Mar-2018

Contexte
The plastic waste problem is increasing in many developing countries. Although a considerable amount of plastic waste is collected by waste pickers and sold to the plastic recycling sector, there is still a lot of plastic waste dumped and burnt. To solve this problem, Plastic Fantastic developed the plastoformer with the aim to provide an affordable plastic recycling machine to entrepreneurs in developing countries. This low cost machine is within the financial reach of small enterprises and will have a huge environmental and social impact when scaled up to thousands of small enterprises producing valuable products for the local market. At this moment the plastoformer is ready to be sold in quantities but proof of concept is needed with pilot studies to test which products are appropriate for the local market.

Résumé
To test the plastoformer in the context of African small enterprise and to assess if there is a market for products which can be made with it. Based on this information a strategy will be developed to scale small scale plastic reycling in Africa. The pilot should answer the following questions : Can local entrepreneurs adopt sustainable business model which includes the plastoformer ? What are profitable products with a local market ? Is adoption of the plastoformer scalable ? How and and to what potential ?

Objectifs
The overall goal of the project is to obtain a strategy how to scale plastic recycling using the plastoformer based on the pilot in Senegal.

Population cible  : Entrepreneurs interested in plastic recycling

Partenaires : WASTE - Funding partner, Implementing partner VIA Water - Funding partner Deltares Netherlands - Funding partner, Implementing partner Plastic Fantastic - Funding partner, Implementing partner

Finance : 24,900 EUR

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