Member - Mr. Green Africa

Mr. Green Africa uses technology to trade recycled materials while achieving tangible social and environmental impact.

Type Company
Founded 2014
Company Size 60
Member Type
Founders Keiran Smith, Karim Debabe
Headquarters Unnamed Road, Nairobi, Kenya
Social network
Mr. Green Africa


We have designed a human-centered business model that illustrates shared value at its best; Mr. Green Africa incentivises marginalised waste pickers & base of the pyramid stakeholders by offering premium prices and added benefits, to provide a continuous supply of valuable recyclables which in turn creates pathways out of poverty for them, while simultaneously making a positive impact on the environment. Mr. Green Africa then processes the recyclable material into valuable raw material and feeds it back into plastic manufacturers’ supply chain to enable them to achieve their circular economy goals, while also benefiting from raw material cost savings.
Headquarters Unnamed Road, Nairobi, Kenya

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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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