The St Andrews Prize for the Environment

University of St Andrews

ConocoPhillips

2019 Finalist

EcoAct-Tanzania - Preventing Ocean Pollution and Deforestation

EcoAct-Tanzania - Preventing Ocean Pollution and Deforestation

Transforming plastic waste and packaging into durable, long-lasting plastic timber, replacing the use of wood timber.

EcoAct-Tanzania aims to address the challenges of post-consumer plastic pollution, waste management, deforestation and climate change. It has developed a plastic extrusion technology called ‘Waxy ӀӀ technology’ which recycles and transforms plastic waste into durable plastic timbers, providing an alternative to wood timbers.

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