The digital infrastructure for a circular economy
Empower is building a Digital Deposit and Tracking System to incentivise the collection of plastic waste on a global scale.
They have devised a system which allows people to exchange plastic waste for tokens. The tokens can be exchanged for money or used to pay for plastic cleanups in other locations.
Since 2018, Empower has launched cleanup events in 18 countries include Norway, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania. More than 5000 people involved in these events.
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