Triciclos

A network of differentiated waste collection centres and at the same time treatment plants. Each centre is a platform open to the public to convert them into aware consumers. The model also includes recyclers who can earn a living in more stable conditions.

Chile
Impact indicators
  • Since 2009 they have installed 56 Green Points in Chile, 13 of them with a model of social inclusion where staff are ex street recyclers or vulnerable people in the community.
  • They employ 95 people, of which 25 are part of the social inclusion programme.
  • WIth this network they have recycled more than 3,600 tonnes of waste and received more than 20,000 visits every month.
  • The model is also applied in one of the main prisons in Santiago de Chile, the first to implement recycling with the inmates.

Entrepreneur

Gonzalo Muñoz
Awoni Environmental Innovation Award in 2011, the first certified B corporation in South America in 2012 and the Más por Chile 2013 award for social inclusion. Gonzalo Muñoz was named Environmental Person of the Year 2012 by the Ministry of the Environment of Chile.

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