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Geocycle PlaNet Solutions

A combined large scale waste collection with circular end-of-life solutions

September 2021

Geocycle PlaNet Solutions

A combined large scale waste collection with circular end-of-life solutions

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labeled Solution
Label Date September 6, 2021
By Holcim
From Switzerland
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 5-6 - Market competition driving widespread deployment &/"Bankable" grade asset class

Geocycle is addressing the plastic waste challenge through PlaNet Solutions which offers a fast track route to achieve plastic neutrality while supporting the creation of closed loop waste management solutions. It provides an avenue for plastic waste generators to invest in innovative circular solutions to tackle plastic pollution in high impact areas. Geocycle promotes novel collection and segregation solutions, such as Geocycle Bubble Barriers to capture the plastics from rivers; PlaNet TogetherApp to manage urban post consumer plastic; or mobile sorting stations to divert plastics from landfills. PlaNet offers the entire range of plastic waste management solutions ranging from strategic planning to collection, transportation, segregation and final treatment.

The Environmental Benefits

  • Capacity to divert 30k ton/yr of sorted Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) from landfill
  • 15,000 kt/yr of post-consumer plastic waste diverted from landfill
  • 24,233 t CO2 emissions reduction related to the Sorted MSW diverted from landfill and co-processed in cement kiln

The Financial Benefits

  • Modular concept cheaper than traditional sorting stations by around 50%
  • Costs for FMCG are as low as 50% compared to other solutions to recover post-consumer plastic waste
  • Payback less than 3 years

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Holcim

Building progress for people and the planet

Headquarters 6300 Zug, Switzerland
Type Company
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