The aim of the project is to design, implement and operate a system for collection and recycling of plastic waste from two local communites: Kannigo and Potter. This will not only avoid plastic to clogg the canals for drainage but it will help reduce the volume of plastic that ends up in Aberdeen Creek and eventually in the ocean. It will also create a business case for the local population.
The objectives of the project is a positive environmental impact, healthier surroundings and communities through less water in the streets and in the waterways. This is achieved by fulfilling the following strategies:
The project contributes to the UN Sustainable Development Goals regarding Decent Work and Economic Growth (#8), Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (#9), Sustainable Cities and Communities (#11) and Partnerships for the Goals (#17).