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SHIPO SMART Centre Tanzania together with CEFA, the Njombe Town Council, local entrepreneurs and a wide international network is taking the first steps to tackle the plastic problem at Njombe, Tanzania.

How might we reduce plastic wasted in Njombe town through the precious plastic movement?”


LATEST ACTIVITIES



THE CHALLENGE


 + 1000 tones

of plastic arrive to the Njombe dumpsite every year

400 %

increase on plastic and rubber imports to Tanzania since 2000 *

700 km

away is transported shredded plastic for recycling

*Source: The observatory of economic activity


OUR AIM


Do not only teach me how to fish, teach me how to build a rod

Work with nature, not against it

Father, I love you, but I do not want to be like you


TRANSPARENCY


Funding sources

Expenses

Income distribution

Coming soon

Governance


PAST AND FUTURE ACTIVITIES


2021

Q1 to Q4: product development, marketing and training

  • Develop new products: fruit box, tangram, chairs, glassframes, stools and tiles
  • Market products locally
  • First “inhouse” iteration of Njombe Beyond academy

Q4: Extrusion

  • Build extrusion machine

2020

Q3 & Q4: learn, test & market

  • Gain experience running the compression machines and produce first products
  • Market further products

2019

Q1: discover & plan

Q2: crowdfunding

Q3: research & build

  • Build injection molding machine and install and fine tune it at the workshop
  • Check local demand for potential products made with recycled plastic

Q4: learn & test

  • Gain experience running the injection machine, producing molds and produce first products

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