Botejana Enterprises

Producing glass sand for brick manufacture from glass bottle waste
2022 SEED Starter Team Waste Management Botswana

Botejana Enterprises offers an innovative solution to glass bottle waste by crushing them into commercial silica sand. The glass sand is used as one of the raw materials to manufacture different types of bricks in construction projects.

The enterprise works with the community and local bars to collect unwanted glass bottles for raw material supply.

Eco-Inclusive Impacts

Reducing waste, creating jobs and empowering women in the community.

  • Reducing solid waste by recycling glass bottles.
  • Empowering women as 60% of the enterprise's employees are women.
  • Improving the living standards of the local people.
  • Reducing unemployment rates by creating jobs for the community.

Partners

This enterprise is supported through its partnerships with various stakeholders, ranging from national and international organisations, investors, research institutes, suppliers, governmental bodies, NGOs, other social and environmental enterprises and more.

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