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Nelplast


Nelplast
DESCRIPTION
PROBLEM
plastic waste, see stats: https://www.earthday.org/2018/03/29/fact-sheet-single-use-plastics/
SOLUTION
turn waste for building materials
Nelplast's goal is to recycle about 70% of plastics waste into useful products and be a regional leader in Africa.
CHALLENGES
competition? profit/ long-term sustainability? scalability?
IMPACT
NELPLAST Ghana Limited, a manufacturer of plastic products, which uses plastic waste to produce pavement blocks and other building materials. The blocks are made up of 70% plastic and 30% sand without any cement, and was 800% stronger than the ordinary pavement blocks. The benefits is not only for the environment but also creating more jobs. (alt. email: info@nelplastgh.com)

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