Flipside Plastics Micro Recycling Project
Purpose of the pilot is to test the potential to recover and reuse PCR (post-consumer recyclable) plastics in British Columbia by trialing a micro-recycling model in the city of Victoria.
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
CONDENSED CASE STUDY
ENVIRONMENTAL: Increased resource utilisationReduced emissionsReduced waste
ECONOMIC: Alternative revenue streamsJob creationStimulating innovation
SOCIAL: Increased access to services/productsIncreased employment
LOCATION CONTEXT: Urban
FUTURE POTENTIAL: Scaleable, Replicable
FACETManufacturing, Material Flows, Plastic, Recycling, Waste Management
LEVEL: Micro - Company/Organisation
STAKEHOLDERS: Public Sector
BUSINESS MODEL: B2B - Business to Business, B2C - Business to Consumer
TECHNOLOGY: 3D printing
STATUS & TIMELINE
|Pilot End Date||12/2021|
|Pilot Start Date||05/2021|
TITLE: Flipside Plastics Micro Recycling Project
CONCEPT: Purpose of the pilot is to test the potential to recover and reuse PCR (post-consumer recyclable) plastics in British Columbia by trialing a micro-recycling model in the city of Victoria.
Goals of the Flipside Plastics Micro Recycling Pilot Project:
- create a circular economy for PCR plastics on Vancouver Island
- educate the community about plastic waste
- create a sustainable business model that can be replicated in Vancouver Island and in other cities.
LOCAL LANGUAGE DESCRIPTION: English