Member - Binbag

A digital marketplace and distributed plants to make e-waste recyclers profitable

Type Startup or self-employed
Founded 2014
Company Size 5
Member Type
Founders Achitra Borgohain
Headquarters Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India
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India today is the fifth largest generator of electrical & electronic waste (“e-waste”) producing 2.0 million tons every year. Only 15% of it is recycled through formal channels. As much as there is a lack of recycling capacity, the larger issue is an efficient collection from fragmented e-waste generators. Binbag is a technology-led company that is addressing the problem of e-waste by making the supply chain efficient. We focus on waste discovery from SMEs - a segment otherwise ignored by recyclers - and adopt technology to make the entire process from waste inspection to collection and sending it to the right recycler highly efficient. Our AI-powered mobile application allows for quick inspection and cuts down the cycle time by 3-4 days, thus allowing a SME to make quick decision. Our app connects to the nearest transport aggregator that allows for quick turnaround and at a lower cost.
Headquarters Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India

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The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
Clean water and sanitation
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Affordable and clean energy
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Industry, innovation and infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable cities and communities
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SDG 12
Responsible consumption and production
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