Accelerating the Future...
- Award Categories: Smart Cities
- Award Year: 2019
- Nominee URL: http://www.nelplastgh.com/
plastic waste, see stats: https://www.earthday.org/2018/03/29/fact-sheet-single-use-plastics/
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.
competition? profit/ long-term sustainability? scalability?
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: firstname.lastname@example.org)