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Support “GREEKS DO RECYCLING”

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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Greeks Do REcycling,

THANK YOU!




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Karystos project / Mama Sarah Obama Children Foundation

We are so glad to announce that the inauguration ceremony of our Karystos Circular Economy Project was honored with the presence of the administration of our partners The Mama Sarah Obama Foundation of Kenya.

Our guests witnessed the best practices of water purification, 100% plastic transformation to useful products and all the rest innovative applications of Karystos installation.

 

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JOHN A. MALAMBA

JOHN A. MALAMBA

(PROGRAMMES DIRECTOR)

He has over 20 years experience in community development organization in Kenya.  He is a Board member of Integrated Development Africa Programme (IDAP) a local Non-Profit Organization registered in Kenya. He is the Founder and Director of Siaya Community Library and Mama Sarah Obama Community Library in Siaya County.

He also serves as coordinator for Sister Cities International Relations in Siaya County in Kenya.

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MARSAT OSUMBA ONYANGO

MARSAT OSUMBA ONYANGO

(CO-FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR)

Marsat’s passion for helping the orphans and vulnerable children has been the cornerstone of the organization. Since inception of the organization she has always worked alongside her mother (Mama Sarah Obama ) to ensure that no orphan fails to get education ,goes hungry or get malnourished. She has been in charge of both the administration and operation of the organization in Kenya; she is in charge of resource mobilization both local and international. She actively supports orphaned children and widows with the communities;

She also extended her more experience in farming for food security.

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Nasir Mogul

Nasir Mogul
Founder, President & CEO

Nasir Mogul is a dynamic results-oriented Financial Services Professional with unprecedented track record. Experience in Listings at various Stock Exchanges as a one stop service provider. Experienced in Bond Issues and R&D Funding.

Nasir Mogul has past experience running his Garment Factory, Ship Repair Company, Chain of Restaurants, Oil Field Supplies and Specialized Oilfield Engineering in the Middle East during 1970’s to 1990. Expertise in locating, recruiting, training and developing candidates into successful high producing financial services representatives in the emerging markets.

Nasir Mogul has 18 years of extensive knowledge within the financial services careers distribution unit. Skills and knowledge include, but are not limited to, traditional and variable life products, Long Term Care insurance, disability insurance, health and dental insurance, auto, home and commercial insurance, mutual funds, equities and annuities. In-depth experience in dealing with financial planning, estate planning, educational planning, split dollar, executive bonus, successor planning and retirement planning. Nasir Mogul has strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills with substantial platform speaking experience used for motivation and education, dynamic and a passionate team leader. Nasir Mogul’s management style is proactive, team-oriented, open communication and performance driven. Nasir Mogul is fluent in English, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi and some Arabic, Bengali and Persian.

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CEEII RECYCLING OF PLASTICS

Modern life is unthinkable without plastic, but there’s a catch. Some of the properties that make it so useful, like its low cost, light weight and durability, also make it hard to dispose of.

In the EU, instead of recycling all our plastic waste, we send a third of it straight to landfill. That’s a waste of resources, and a waste of energy.

To make things worse, millions of tonnes of this waste end up in the oceans. Birds, turtles and sealife get tangled in plastic bags and abandoned fishing equipment, or they die from eating plastic debris. Over time, larger pieces of plastic break down into tiny particles called microplastic, which can form a sort of plastic soup. These particles can soak up chemical additives and endocrine disruptors, and when they are eaten and enter the food chain, they can end up on our plates.

It’s a large-scale problem, and it needs a global response. Part of the answer can be found in the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the UN, which include a target to prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, including marine litter.

But the EU is also acting on the problem, and the Circular Economy Action Package adopted in December 2015 makes plastics a priority.

Plastic waste already needed to be collected separately, but the Package proposes raising the recycling target for plastic packaging to 55%, and reducing landfilling to no more than 10% by 2030.

new dedicated plastics strategy is also being prepared, to help Europe improve recycling, cut marine litter, and remove potentially dangerous chemicals. The Commission published the roadmap of the Communication on Plastics in a Circular Economy (including action on marine litter) on January 2017.

It’s the first comprehensive policy response to the plastic challenge, tackling design, manufacturing, use and disposal – a truly strategic approach.


Studies:

 

Conference on Plastic Waste – 30 September 2013

“The role of plastic waste in a circular economy” 

The Commission’s Green Paper on plastic waste in the environment, published on 7 March 2013, has attracted great interest with over 270 replies from public authorities, NGOs, industry and other stakeholders.

Plastic waste has started to attract increased public attention, notably due to a growing number of reports about marine litter. An estimated amount of more than 100.000 t, mostly so-called micro-plastics, is floating in the world’s oceans. This is a great concern in particular since plastic and POPs concentrated on the surface of micro-plastics could enter the food chain. The potential environmental effects of this phenomenon are only beginning to be fully understood. 

Despite these concerns, apart from the general provisions in the EU Waste Framework Directive, no specific EU legislation addresses plastic waste in a strategic way. In the light of the EU’s policy objective of achieving a resource efficient recycling society it is hard to accept that in Europe we still landfill nearly 50% of plastic waste. On average nearly 80% of plastic in the marine environment is estimated to be coming from land.

Stepping up plastic waste prevention, preparation for re-use, recycling and separate plastic waste collection, as well as improving plastic design and plastic product design are all essential contributors  to help achieve ‘zero plastic to landfill’ and move to  a circular economy. Plastic products and plastic waste are two sides of the same coin and recycling already starts in the product design phase. Designers need to be involved in the reflection on the entire life cycle of products including the waste phase. All actors designing, producing, using and disposing of plastic products and handling plastic waste will have to contribute to a less wasteful economy.

The conference brings together high-level experts from very different angles who will help to get a more complete picture on how to adjust the present resource inefficient management of plastic waste and advance towards a more circular economy. The conference will be a platform for lively debates and the sharing of insights into the best possible way forward to address plastic and plastic waste in the future.

Please note that presentations are available on the event page.

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PER HAMMARLUND

PER HAMMARLUND

AMBITIONS

My ambitions are to manage and develop a team, unit or organization to success.

EXPERIENCE

Jan 2009 – Present
Recycling Manager & Logistics Soderhalls Renhallningsverk AB – SORAB www.sorab.se

SORAB is a regional waste company established in 1978 which is owned by 10 municipalities in northern Stockholm.

SORAB is responsible for processing household waste incl. household bulky waste and hazardous waste and serves about 500 000 inhabitants with a turnover of 265 Mn SEK ≈ 33.4 Mn USD. SORAB help households and businesses dispose of the waste generated in the region in an environmentally sound manner.

For details, please see appendix 1.

April 2005 – Dec 2008
Service Delivery Manager Key Account Ragn-Sells AB www.ragnsells.se

Ragn-Sells is Sweden’s leading company in recycling and the environmental collection. They collect, process and recycle waste and residues from industry, organizations and households throughout Sweden.

 

May 2003 – Mars 2005
Production Manager and Service Delivery Development  Ragn-Sells AB – Industry & Business

Nov 2000 – April 2003
Operation Manager Recycling  Ragn-Sells AB – Industry & Business

1998 – 2001
Part-time Firefighter Sigtuna Marsta Raddningstjanst (local Fire Department)

Jan1998 – Nov 2000
Sanitation Recycling Worker 
Miljoservice AB (Current SUEZ)

June 1997 – Dec 1998
Sanitation Recycling Worker Ragn-Sells AB

Jan 1996 – May 1997
Athletics Teacher City of Stockholm

Aug 1994 – Dec 1996
Bakery Operation Manager Pautrask Livs AB (food retailer)

EDUCATION

1993 – 1994
Athletics and Leadership at Lillsved Gymnastics and sports college

1-year Nordic sports management training

1991 – 1992
Compulsory Military training in the Swedish Armed Forces (10 months)

Swedish Arctic Rangers – Team Commander

K4 Arvidsjaur, Batalion

1987 – 1990
SSHL – International Boarding School

3-year Social Sciences.

1978 – 1996
Elementary School – Sigtuna ST:Per & ST:Olof
9-years

Multiple courses and training classes in Excel/VisualBasic, Psychology, Leadership and other performed during the years 1993 and 2016.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Languages

Swedish – mother tongue

English – good

Very good knowledge and skills in

        • Project planning and management
        • Planning and implementation of strategies and production solutions
        • Coaching/training of employees, contractors, consultants
        • Team development
        • Quotation and sales presentations
        • Budget and profit
        • Create spreadsheets and other templates and tools in Visual Basic
        • Microsoft Office / Outlook, Windows, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
        • Environmental and quality management systems ISO 9001 and 14001
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