Building capacity to develop and provide long term sustainability for St Helena's paper and card recycling unit
SHAPE Head Centre
Host Country Institutions:
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Increase SHAPE’s capability to process a significant percentage of recycled paper and card.
• To reduce the amount of paper and card going into landfill from 12% to 6% by 2015
• Provide the capacity for SHAPE to increase its mechanisation to enhance its production of pulp.
• The percentage of disabled working people on island will increase from 50% to 66% providing 6 additional work opportunities.
SHAPE’s Paper and Card recycling centre will be a model centre using renewable energy sources and will be environmentally efficient and as far as practical financially sustainable.
Related Projects: Waste to warmth - cardboard into insulation boards and fuel bricks