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Waste to Wealth Plastic Blocks

Giving new life to waste products for construction and infrastructure

August 2020

Waste to Wealth Plastic Blocks

Giving new life to waste products for construction and infrastructure

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date August 3, 2020
From India
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 2 - Commercial Trial Small Scale

Vast quantities of waste are being generated across the world, and all too often no solutions are in place to reuse or recycle this waste. Rhino Machines' Solution addresses two key sources of waste: Foundry dust (an industrial waste by-product), and plastic. These two waste products are combined, mixed and processed to produce a high quality, durable and affordable brick structure, providing an alternative to the traditional 'red brick' used in construction and infrastructure. The Waste to Wealth Plastic Brick offers double the strength of a traditional brick at a lower weight and a competitive price, all whilst reducing waste.

The Environmental Benefits

  • Consumes 70% less material with double the strength, compared to mainstream alternative
  • Aims to re-use over 1 million tonnes of waste plastic in the next 5 years

The Financial Benefits

  • Payback in under 4 years
  • Reduces costs for consumers by using waste products
  • Double the strength of mainstream alternative, leading to longer product life

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Company Profile

Rhino Machines Pvt Ltd

Our vision is to provide Optimized & Appropriate Solutions with a mission of addressing Energy Efficiency and Waste Recovery Solutions as a Social Responsibility

Headquarters Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand, Gujarat 388120, India
Type Company
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Cleantech Group

The Cleantech Group is a company that supports the development and marketability of clean technologies. The Cleantech Group provides members of its Cleantech network access to capital, investors, research and promotional opportunities. The group also provides advisory services for large corporations and governments. Founded in 2002, the Cleantech Group owns the term "cleantech" as a registered trademark.

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