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Arqlite Smart Gravel

Turning unrecyclable plastic to highly efficient materials for the built environment

March 2021
Gallery Arqlite Smart Gravel 1
Gallery Arqlite Smart Gravel 1
01.

Identification

Arqlite provides a solution to the up-to-now unrecyclable plastics currently sent to landfills, incinerated or dumped, contaminating our land, rivers, and oceans. Arqlite proprietary technology is unique as it offers a sustainable alternative to waste generators, both private companies and municipalities, at a cost comparable to landfill tipping fees. This innovative product is destined to be one of many of Arqlite's large-scale solutions for plastic pollution. Arqlite Smart Gravel is one of the first commodity ever, made 100% from mixed plastic waste. Mining landfills instead of mountains, this product takes the best of plastic polymers and generates a filler, three times lighter and ten times better insulator compared to mineral gravel. Proven long-lasting and safe for the environment, this sustainable material is highly appreciated by the Civil Engineering industry, Concrete Mix companies, Precast manufacturers, Landscapers, and Hydroponic growers, among many others.

Label Date March 2021
By Arqlite
From United States
Maturity stage Medium and large scale commercialization
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Funding, Partners, Credibility

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
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02.

The environmental benefits

  • Arqlite 750lbs /Cubic Yard vs. Mineral Gravel 3,000lbs /Cubic yard - induces lower transportation costs and installation times that can be cut in half
  • Plastics have been stabilized into a new finished product, making it inert and thus safe for water and the environment
  • One ton of Arqlite Smart Gravel = One ton of plastics deviated from the environment
  • Doesn't discard any water or other pollutants during the manufacturing process
  • Helps reduce transport contamination and increase insulation in buildings, reducing the carbon footprint caused by AC and heating
03.

The Financial benefits

  • Arqlite offers a competitive price compared to existing products, while its lower weight generates savings in transport, handling and installation
  • Using Arqlite Smart Gravel adds points to many green building certifications, multiplying the value of new projects
  • Arqlite processes mixed plastics at a 1ton/hour rate and at a competitive cost compared to landfill tipping fees, making it a low cost, scalable solution
04.

Activity Region

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North america

United States,

South america

Argentina,

  • Headquarters
  • Activity
05.

Company Profile

Arqlite

Arqlite develops upcycling technologies to transform complex plastics into efficient materials for the built environment

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Headquarters Santa Ana, CA 92704, USA
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The information set out above, is solely for the purposes of information and the Solar Impulse Foundation does not provide any guarantee as to its authenticity, completeness or accuracy. This information does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation to buy into, transact or to enter into any agreement with any of the parties or persons mentioned above. Potential investors or interested parties are solely responsible for their investment or business decisions and for performing any due diligence required by the circumstances.