Member - Binbag

Binbag is a technology-led company that is addressing the problem of e-waste by making the supply chain efficient.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founded 2014
Company Size 5
Member Type
innovator
Founders Achitra Borgohain
Headquarters IBM India Pvt Ltd D3 Block, Vittal Mallya Rd, KG Halli, D' Souza Layout, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India
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Binbag

About

India today is 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 efficient collection from a 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. Binbag is also working on setting up the first e-waste recycling plant in North-East India, which currently lacks a single formal facility for recycling.
Headquarters IBM India Pvt Ltd D3 Block, Vittal Mallya Rd, KG Halli, D' Souza Layout, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
SDG 6
Clean water and sanitation
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Affordable and clean energy
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SDG 9
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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