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Diverted over 290 tons of glass and food waste from landfill
Set up the first glass recycling operations in Cartagena.
Certified as a Negocio
Verde & won the Tahona Society Competition 2023
Resulting in job opportunities for 15 people
Working with 5 island businesses to replicate
the model of self-
Educated over 600 people across 30 businesses in how to recycle and reduce their waste
Converted tons of food waste into nutrient-rich compost. Composting instead of landfill reduces this waste´s carbon footprint by 98%!
Delivered a glass art course to 10 people, with 6 women now running their own artisanal glass business from their own workshop at Blue Apple
Those 6 women have sold over 2,000 products to businesses and individuals across Colombia
Inspired over 30 businesses and 250 individuals to contribute to our fund and efforts
Constructed our recycling centres using 6,823 empty bottles and 1,100 coconuts. And now setting up a new Industrial Glass Recycling centre for the city - opening in 2024.
Sold and donated 100s of tons of glass sand for construction and sand blasting locally, reducing beach erosion, stimulating a local economy and reducing the supply chain carbon footprint.
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