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Collaborative Recycling

A digital solution reducing waste by recycling furniture, equipment and materials

May 2020
Gallery Collaborative Recycling 1
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01.

Identification

Collaborative Recycling is a start-up from social and solidarity economy that provides a solution to optimize reuse of furniture, equipment and materials with innovative technology.

The linear economy is driving us toward environmental problems. Unfortunately, it is often easier to throw away a product and buy a new one, no matter if it is still usable or not. This technology and services use a circular approach and sway behaviour away from “buy-use-toss-buy” cycle. When others see waste, we see resources. Collaborative Recycling supports private or public corporations to help them to decrease the amount of waste produced and handle the whole process (inventory, reuse, move, tracking We created a webapp to simplify inventory, an online donation platform to match supply and demand and a traceability tool to keep a record of items redistributed. By giving for free to recipients from the network (local association, social buisnesses, artists’ collectives etc.), clients give second life to their items.

Label Date May 2020
From France
Maturity stage Small scale commercialization

Sectors - Value chain - Application

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

The environmental benefits

  • Able to reuse 71% of the resources we treated and save around 25% of CO2 on every item that finds a second life
  • It reduces pollution cause by manufacturing, incineration or landfills (armful substances ; carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds, sulfur oxides, particulate matter, nitrous oxide, carbon dioxide, methane....) and reduce soil and land contamination
03.

The Financial benefits

  • A cost efficient choice, can be same price to 40% cheaper than removal companies
  • Savings on waste disposal costs (landfils / incineration)
04.

Activity Region

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Europe

France,

  • Headquarters
  • Activity
05.

Company Profile

COLLABORATIVE RECYCLING

Stop throwing away, increase the re-use! Digital tools as a leverage for social and sustainable development

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Headquarters 75009 Paris, France
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