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Greece is dealing with a waste catastrophe.

Falling far short of the European Union average where some countries reach 70 percent, Greece is recycling only 16 percent of its waste despite a proliferation of bins next to trash dumpsters.

Burying trash in landfills – cited repeatedly for violations by the EU – accounts for a staggering 80 percent of urban waste management in the country.

Instead of building sustainable solutions to address the crisis, the previous government defaulted to ‘a quick fix’ by adding new landfills. This is causing deadly threats to our environment and public health

Another important piece of the puzzle: Greece has become the refugees’ first gate entry into the EU. Between January and August 2015, over 271,000 migrants were smuggled by sea or land to Greece. Most of them without jobs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The project is to build a zero-emission recycling collection service with rewards for the citizens, produce new products from the recyclables, while employing people below the poverty line, both refugees and Greeks  

  1. An app where, with just a few taps, citizens can request a pick-up for their recyclables.
  2. A driver on an e-bike will be at their door within 30 minutes to collect the bags and drop them at local recycling centers.   
  3. Reward for the citizens who manage to reach their recycling goal
  4. The recycling center produces new products from the recyclables 

 

WE COLLECT:

  • PAPER & CARDBOARD
  • PLASTIC & NYLON
  • METAL & CANS

COSTS:

  • APP: 20000 euros
  • E-BIKES: 10*1500=15000 euros
  • LOGISTICS: 20000 euros
  • MARKETING: 20000 euros
  • PEOPLE: 15*500 euros=7500*12=90000 euros

 

TOTAL COST/YEAR : 150000 euros

 

GOAL:

3000 customers

3kg/day=1000kg/customer/year

3000cust*1000kg=3.000.000kg/year

 

Today, only the gate fees to the landfills are 3000 tn*150 euros=450000 euros.

ON TOP OF THAT…

  • We reduce the waste ends up at the landfills
  • We save fines from EU for the illegal dumps
  • We produce recyclable products for the Municipality
  • We reach the 2020 environmental goals of the EU

 

We can reach many of the following Sustainable Development Goals:

The 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to transform our world:

GOAL 1: No Poverty

GOAL 2: Zero Hunger

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

GOAL 4: Quality Education

GOAL 5: Gender Equality

GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

GOAL 13: Climate Action

GOAL 14: Life Below Water

GOAL 15: Life on Land

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

GOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

 

Products from Recyclable plastics

 

 

ALL GREEKS CAN PARTICIPATE!!

 

Pledge US$ 3 or more

Fund 1 Free Collection in Greece

Save up to 5 kgs of recyclable waste from being dumped in the landfills.

INCLUDES:

  • An Instagram-able certificate with the amount of waste you saved.

 

 

Pledge US$ 10 or more

Fund 4 Free Collections in Greece

A total of 8 bags which is up to 20 kgs of recyclable waste saved from being dumped in the landfills

INCLUDES:

  • An Instagram-able certificate with the amount of waste you saved.

 

 

Pledge US$ 25 or more

Fund 10 Free Collections in Greece

A total of 20 bags which is up to 50 kgs of recyclable waste saved from being dumped in the landfills.

INCLUDES:

  • An Instagram-able certificate with the amount of waste you saved.
  • Limited edition “Greeks Do Recycling” bracelet.

SHIPS TO Anywhere in the world

 

 

Pledge US$ 100 or more

Fund 40 Free Collections in Greece

A total of 80 bags which is up to 200 kgs of recyclable waste saved from being dumped.

INCLUDES:

  • An Instagram-able certificate with the amount of waste you saved.
  •  Limited edition ” Greeks Do Recycling ” bracelet.

SHIPS TO Anywhere in the world

 

 

Pledge US$ 1,000 or more

Fund 400 Free Collections in Greece

A total of 800 bags which is up to 2,000 kgs of recyclable waste saved from being dumped.

***The “thank you” note will appear with the name you desire (personal name or business entity) on the users’ app for 400 collections when requesting a pick-up.

INCLUDES:

  • An Instagram-able certificate with the amount of waste you saved.
  • 25× Limited edition ” Greeks Do Recycling ” bracelet.
  • 400× “Thank you” note for all your funded collections.***
  • Your name will appear on our website, mobile app and newsletter.
  •  ” Greeks Do Recycling ” hoodie.
  •  ” Greeks Do Recycling ” netted cap.
  •  ” Greeks Do Recycling ” tote bag.

SHIPS TO Anywhere in the world

 

Pledge US$ 2,500 or more

Fund 1,000 Free Collections in Greece

A total of 2,000 bags which is up to 5,000 kgs of recyclable waste saved from being dumped.

***The “thank you” note will appear with the name you desire (personal name or business entity) on the users’ app for 1,000 collections when requesting a pick-up.

INCLUDES:

  • An Instagram-able certificate with the amount of waste you saved.
  • 50× Limited edition ” Greeks Do Recycling ” bracelet.
  • 1000× “Thank you” note for all your funded collections.***
  •  ” Greeks Do Recycling ” hoodie.
  •  ” Greeks Do Recycling ” netted cap.
  •  ” Greeks Do Recycling ” tote bag.

SHIPS TO Anywhere in the world

Pledge US$ 5,000 or more

Fund 2,000 Free Collections in Greece

A total of 4,000 bags which is up to 10,000 kgs of recyclable waste saved from being dumped.

***The “thank you” note will appear with the name you desire (personal name or business) on the users’ app for 2,000 collections when requesting a pick-up.

INCLUDES:

  • An Instagram-able certificate with the amount of waste you saved.
  • 75× Limited edition ” Greeks Do Recycling ” bracelet.
  • 2000× “Thank you” note for all your funded collections.***
  • Your name will appear on our website, mobile app and newsletter.
  •  ” Greeks Do Recycling ” hoodie.
  •  ” Greeks Do Recycling ” netted cap.
  •  ” Greeks Do Recycling ” tote bag.

SHIPS TO Anywhere in the world

 

Pledge US$ 10,000

Fund 4,000 Free Collections in Greece

A total of 8,000 bags which is up to 20,000 kgs of recyclable waste saved from being dumped.

***The “thank you” note will appear with the name you desire (personal name or business entity) on the users’ app for 4,000 collections when requesting a pick-up.

INCLUDES:

  • An Instagram-able certificate with the amount of waste you saved.
  • 100× Limited edition ” Greeks Do Recycling ” bracelet.
  • 4000× “Thank you” note for all your funded collections.***
  • Your name will appear on our website, mobile app and newsletter.
  • 10× ” Greeks Do Recycling ” hoodie.
  • 10× ” Greeks Do Recycling ” netted cap.
  • 10× ” Greeks Do Recycling ” tote bag.
  • Your name will show on our drivers’ bags, visible on the streets.

SHIPS TO Anywhere in the world

 

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