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Juan Nicolás Suárez
Colombia

Project
Diseclar

Contact
http://diseclar.co
ventas@diseclar.com
@Diseclar
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Overview
Diseclar transforms plastic and agro-industrial waste into beautiful and useful pieces of sustainable materials to produce architectural finishes and furniture.
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Achievments
In 2015, Diseclar recycled 300 tons of plastic waste and 192 tons of agro-industrial waste, thus preventing the production of 35,136 tons of CO2 and saving 2,000 trees per year; and increased the incomes of recycler and coffee farmers. Diseclar has won various awards: Fondo Emprender, Ventures, Destapa Futuro de Bavaria, The Venture Chivas Regal (San Francisco), BID Juventud (Washington DC), Stephan Schmidheiny Awards (Costa Rica), Seed Star (Switzerland) and Seed Award and UNEP (Kenya).

Aspirations
By 2019, Diseclar aims to recycle 1’000,000 kg of plastic waste and 900,000kg of agro-industrial waste; save the lives of more than 4,000 trees per year; reduce energy consumption by 85% using their innovative process, and save more than 500 tons of oil.