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PLAEX LinX

A durable, interlocking building system made from recycled materials for use in land/hardscaping applications

June 2022
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01.

Identification

PLAEX LinX are designed to provide retailers and contractors with a sustainable, profitable, ecologically healthy alternative to traditional landscaping and hardscaping materials while producing increased simplicity and Return on Investment for end-users. PLAEX LinX are comprised of a wide range of difficult-to-recycle thermoplastics encompassing a special mix of Agricultural, Marine, and Municipal plastic waste, as well as dry aggregate waste construction materials, like concrete and plaster. The solution turns this mixture into a super durable, long lasting, mortar-less, modular, 3-point interlocking building system made from over 90% recycled material, and designed to be used in a wide range of landscaping and hardscaping design applications like flower beds, edging, retaining walls, and sheds, made to be customisable to suit each client's unique design needs

Label Date June 2022
From Canada
Maturity stage Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Funding, Partners, Credibility

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
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The environmental benefits

  • PLAEX LinX 0.37% water absorption rate
  • 400%-1250% more resistant to chips, flakes, or breaks from direct impacts when compared to concrete or clay brick
  • 90% recycled material composition
  • 138% reduction in overall CO2 emissions when compared to mainstream alternatives
03.

The Financial benefits

  • 5-30% total job cost savings
  • ROI between 200%-400% on average
04.

Activity Region

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  • Headquarters
  • Activity
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Implementation Stories

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

British Airways inks deal with sustainable jet fuel startup LanzaJet

Lanzatech will start supplying sustainable fuel to British Airways in 2022. The fuel is currently produced in Georgia (US), but discussions on building a new facility in the UK are in progress. Thanks to this agreement, the company will drastically reduce its carbon footprint, up to 70 percent less greenhouse gas emissions.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

BT partners with scale-ups on breakthrough green tech

EverImpact will help develop an environmental monitoring system for British Telecom’s street furniture estate. Thanks to this system, BT and local authorities will monitor their carbon footprint in real-time and assess the best opportunities to cut emissions.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

Making agroforestry work at scale: economic modelling of cocoa-agroforestry solutions in Côte d’Ivoire

PUR Projet partnered with Cargill to develop a socio-environmental project on cocoa Agroforestry in Côte d'Ivoire. Through the design and implementation of a tailored supply chain-based. The aim was to find the right balance between farmers’ wealth and the conservation and restoration of forests.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

Cargolux to use Trinkaus lightweight squAir timber beams

SquAIR- Timber started to supply beam to Cargolux Airlines International in 2017. The reusable product being significantly lighter than a conventional wood beam, the company can increase its payload and lower the fuel consumption of its aircraft.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

Trash is biofuel treasure; Enerkem uses Alberta as a launching pad for expansion

In 2008, the City of Edmonton approached Enerkem, to build the first commercial facility that turns municipal trash into biofuel. The plant is now responsible for diverting about 30% of the city’s waste.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

Prague to pilot large-scale, dynamic waste collection

Sensoneo and the City of Prague are working on a new tool that will help optimize waste collection routes and creates predictive models. Thanks to this efficient planning, the city will significantly reduce the environmental impact of its collection process. The entire project will run until September 2022.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

AQUA4D & Agriculture 4.0 - a game-changer for the planet and your business

Since Combagroup started to use Aqua4D in 2017, the company has observed an increase of its productivity gain of 10 to 20% and a net reduction in crop water consumption.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

7-Eleven Japan identifies Wattway as one of the technologies of the future intended for use at its stores

In December 2017, 7-Eleven Japan inaugurated with Wattway their joint project. The Japanese company experimented and deployed the solar road in all its stores, which enabled Wattway to make the first foothold in Asia.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

Our party against climate change

Adidas utilized the Reforestum platform and API to offset the carbon footprint of their All for Padel shop. The “Genesis” project is one of the many forests that will carry seeds contributed by the company. In 2019, the reforestation of 74.5% of the total land in Genesis was financed, approximately 4.90 ha.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

Concentrated solar thermal tech to be used for cement production

Synhelion signed an agreement with the global cement producer Cemex. The aim is to demonstrate the world’s first emissions-free cement production. They are planning to commission a $10 million, 1MW pilot project in 2022.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

Carlsberg Group announces innovative partnership to protect shared water resources in India

Carlsberg Group announces partnership with Desolenator to create clean drinking water for a town of 4’000 in the Sundarbans in Waste Bengal, India. The sustainable desalination project will create 20’000 litres of clean drinking water a day using the heat and power of the sun.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

Order of more than 150 units for Effenco from Derichebourg Environnement

Effenco and Derichebourg environment renewed their partnership with the signature of a 3-years agreement, aimed at electrifying 157 fleet vehicles, both in France and Canada. This new step will allow the reduction of greenhouse gases and the energy costs of heavy vocational vehicles.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

Madaster and EDGE Technologies promote circular construction using material passports"

EDGE Technologies joined forces with Madaster as a partner and enterprise licensee. In doing so, EDGE committed itself to ensuring all future Dutch developments are included in the Madaster online materials library, and to generating material passports for its clients.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

Tabreed acquires world’s largest district cooling scheme in Downtown Dubai

The National Central Cooling Company has announced the acquisition of an 80% stake in Emaar Properties PJSC’s Downtown Dubai district cooling business at a cost of USD 675m. The long-term concession will exclusively provide up to 235,000 RT of cooling to Dubai’s most prestigious developments with the largest integrated energy-efficient cooling scheme in the world.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

French Open: clean and greener tennis using space technology

For three weeks, FGWRS provided its water recycling system for the temporary facility at the Jean Bouin sports center that hosted the Roland Garros event. In addition to water saving , this partnership also allowed to significantly reduce energy consumption with more than 50% of the heat contained in recycled greywater recovered to pre-heat the water supply.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

EWP Installs Combined Wave and Solar System in Gibraltar

Eco Wave Power integrated eight solar panels with an overall capacity of 2.640 kw , on the surface of its eight floaters, operational in Gibraltar. This first pilot will allow the company to review the possibility of integrated solar panels in all future installations.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

Cool Roof on the Géant Casino in Valence Sud

A Cool Roof coating was installed over the 18,000 m² roof of the supermarket and gallery of the Casino Valence Sud to reduce energy spending. The main result is the reduction of the building's global energy consumption by 12 % and saving of 6.7 tons equivalent Co2 annually.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

Harbour Air, magniX and H55 Partner for The World’s First Certified All Electric Commercial Airplane

The three companies will collaborate together with Transport Canada to certify the installation of the magniX electric propulsion unit and the H55 enhanced battery system, transforming Harbour Air’s seaplanes into an all-electric commercial fleet. This clean, efficient, and quiet aviation project is planned to be brought to life by 2022.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

Recycled jeans become new sofa covers

MUD Jeans collaborates with IKEA on the dressing of their iconic KIPLAN sofa. The furniture is made from a combination of organic cotton and post-consumer recycled cotton. Thanks to the recycling of old used jeans, the brand can save up to 20 million liters of water for 1000 covers during production.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

IKEA and Winnow are building the kitchen of the future

IKEA and Winnow are building the kitchen of the future which objective is to fight food waste on a global scale by using AI. The solution is installed in all 23 IKEA UK & Ireland stores and ready to be rolled out internationally. The first results showed a cut in food waste by 50% and a saving of around 1.2 million meals.

Latest news from our Labeled Solutions - September

Meva Energy signs green energy agreement with IKEA industry to produce long-term renewable power from wood residue

In 2024, a Meva Energy power plant will be place in at IKEA Industry production unit in Zbasynek, Poland. The plant will reduce its CO2 emissions with 14.000 tons per year compared with the carbon footprint of the Polish grid power. Moreover, the number of truck transports of wood residue leaving the Zbaszynek factory for external disposal will be reduced with about 300 trucks per year.

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Company Profile

PLAEX Building Systems Inc.

We aim to create a meaningful impact on global waste issues while building communities around structures that will last.

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Headquarters Hampstead, NB E5M 2B6, Canada
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