Circulate Capital Invests to Scale India's Circular Economy for Plastic Waste - Offers Powerful Blueprint to Build Back Stronger
Scaling and transforming India's waste management and recyling value chain with catalytic capital
CCOF’s new portfolio companies are leading waste management and recycling companies that are disrupting the value chain in India.
In concert, this portfolio aims to materially improve the industry by driving scale to address key systemic gaps and pain points within the waste ecosystem, such as fragmentation, lack of traceability and low quality of recycled materials through three key innovation strategies:
Scaling upcycling to transform waste into value
Scaling collection and sorting in collaboration with cities
Our Portfolio's Impact on India
Our Portfolio's Impact on the Value Chain
Safeguarding the Plastic Recycling Value Chain: Insights from COVID-19 Impact in South and Southeast Asia, a GA Circular study commissioned by Circulate Capital
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the challenges faced by the plastics recycling industry in South and Southeast Asia. Now is the time to act to build a stronger, better industry for the long term and prevent an increase in plastic waste pollution.
Based on more than 100 interviews, this GA Circular study commissioned by Circulate Capital highlights six key COVID-19 impacts to the recycling value chain in India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines, along with a three-phase plan to prevent lasting damage to the sector, protect the environment and local communities’ livelihoods.