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B:bot

Increasing the collection rate of plastic bottles in cities while lowering the cost of recycling

September 2020
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B:bot by GreenBig implemented by french government in Paris (France) in 2021

B:bot recycle 3000 bouteilles dans moins d’1 m2

B:bot

Increasing the collection rate of plastic bottles in cities while lowering the cost of recycling

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labeled Solution
Label Date September 30, 2020
From France
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 3-4 - Commercial Scale Up / Multiple commercial Applications

GreenBig offers its solution dedicated to the collection and sorting of PET bottles. B:bot is a device of less than one square meter (0.88m2) that can hold a total of about 3000 shredded plastic bottles. Consisting of 5 rotating bins, it can collect 30 waste per minute, allowing the user to bring back a large stock of bottles. Shredding plastic bottles at source makes it easier to store the raw material, as well as facilitating transport and logistics. The resale of the material to the beverage industry makes the business model virtuous, combining ecology and economy.

The Environmental Benefits

  • Can hold a total of about 3000 shredded plastic bottles
  • Can collect 30 waste per minute

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GreenBig

GreenBig is a company specialized in the development of innovative solutions dedicated to the circular economy.

Headquarters 76100 Rouen, France
Type Startup or self-employed
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ADEME

ADEME - The French Agency for Ecological Transition- is a public agency under the joint authority of the Ministry for an Ecological Transition and the Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

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