Recycling discarded bed mattress

While posing a waste challenge, Mattresses also offers a valuable opportunity for CO2 emission reduction. This project aimed to unlock the potential of mattress recycling in Kenya, paving the way for sustainable solutions.

Key Activities

  • Conduct field-site investigations to identify optimal local infrastructure and technological setup for reusing and recycling discarded mattresses.
  • Develop a comprehensive business case for establishing a recycling plant in Kenya.
  • Collaborate with DTU and University of Nairobi to design a course focusing on recycling and entrepreneurship to drive the green transition. This course will foster intensive knowledge sharing and cooperation between the universities, offering a 3-week program open to BA students from diverse disciplines at DTU.

Cleans role was to foster partnership development and crafting a funding strategy to bolster the execution of feasibility studies and pilot projects. If you wish to be part of future initiatives like this, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

02/01/2024 – 02/02/2024


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