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We bring together a diverse community of water and sanitation entrepreneurs with different backgrounds, knowledge and areas of expertise. The ongoing interaction between participants and our wider networks adds significant value to the business development process throughout the programme and beyond!

Plastic Beach

Plastic Beach aims at preventing plastic waste from reaching landfills, rivers & shores, by collecting plastic from businesses and institutions. We organize beach cleanups initiatives. This provides employment opportunity for the underprivileged. We designed, engineered, & and built an affordable plastic shredder that fits inside a van making plastic waste collection easier and cost-efficient by shredding it instantly. Businesses and institutions pay a monthly subscription fees for our services.

www.plasticbeach.co

info@plasticbeach.co

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Difaf s.a.l

Difaf SAL is an environmental consulting firm that has been operating in Lebanon and the region since 2014.

Equipped with the technical know-how and localized experience, Difaf is developing a business case that will bridge its clients with the most feasible solutions while creating incentive through financial mechanisms. DECEN-TERRA is here to streamline decentralized wastewater treatment (DEWATS) and provide SMEs, industries, and small municipalities with feasible, durable and cost-effective wastewater treatment.

hussam@difafwater.com

www.difaf.org

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UNCLOG

Plastic bags and micro-plastics have clogged oceans, rivers, and lands… Scientists are finding traces of plastic nearly everywhere. UNCLOG merges creative campaigning, taxation, and manufacturing of convenient and environmentally responsible alternatives to reduce the consumption and pollution associated with single-use plastic bags. UNCLOG utilizes business and community sensibilities to revive the power of collective action.

uncloglebanon@gmail.com

TRI Lebanon

TRI produces insulation material from textile waste. One use can be refugee camps insulating their tents; hence, create a healthier and warmer livelihood. The product can also be used for different building types: apartments, villas, bungalows, and mountain residences.

emile@trilebanon.com

Green Track

Green Track aims at pushing residents of Jabal Mohsen neighbourhood in Tripoli to separate their waste into recyclables and non-recyclables. This is done by a squad of ‘green women’, whereas a team of ‘green men’ would pick up the trash and sort and sell the recyclables to companies. Currently, trash bins have been installed in 60 buildings (i.e. 600 apartments) and more will come.  ‘ The idea is to reach Zero Waste in Jabal Mohsen, then spread the project to the rest of Tripoli, especially Bab El Tebbaneh. The mentioned neighborhoods, which are regularly at war will socialize over the trash!’

Khoder.eid@hotmail.com

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TURBA 

TURBA (means soil in Arabic) recycles organic waste into a high quality soil amendment that improves poor soil quality. We believe in the importance of engaging the community at different levels to ensure getting their support.

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turbalebanon@gmail.com

Cubex

CubeX is a home scale wastewater and solid waste treatment systems that allows households to process all of their organic waste on site effortlessly. The CubeX is a fully automated unit. It is connected directly to the house’s sewage network. Hence, there is no need for having a septic tank. What makes the CubeX unique is that it allows its users to benefit from the resources that can be extracted from their waste. Biogas for cooking, fertilizer for plantations, and treated water for irrigation. It can serve households of size 4 and bigger.

Mrwaoun@gmail.com

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Greenstocks

Greenstocks is a Lebanese-based, fiscally-sustainable nonprofit organization dedicated to saving the environment (mostly fresh water sources) from illegal wastewater discharge through employing briquetting technologies to convert collected septage into a renewable energy-source: biomass briquettes that is more efficient than fossil fuel.

katerjii@qrcs.org.qa

Solute

Solute aims to replace common single-use plastic products with completely biodegradable alternatives made from 100 % natural organic material that can be safely thrown away in the environment.

sana.saliba@gmail.com

Namliyeh

Namliyeh is a young Jordanian brand focused on authenticity and craftsmanship to create high quality artisanal products. Seeking only organic ingredients from local farmers, Namliyeh produces a unique selection of seasonal, handmade artisan jams and tea, and also sells other naturally produced Jordanian products, such as honey.

Hello@namliyeh.com

www.namliyeh.com

SOLVillion

Solvillion provides engineering solutions in the field of water & wastewater. The decentralised plastic wastewater treatment system (DWWS) is developed as an onsite system to recycle wastewater and reuse it for agriculture. The customized treatment system targets rural households, which do not have access to the sewer system, and is easy to maintain, low in energy consumption and needs less de-sludging.

info@SOLVillion.com

aiabulhaj@gmail.com

Deserttulip Jordan

Michael Schuring is the founder of Deserttulip Jordan and representative/distributor of Groasis Technology in the MENA region. With Groasis Technology, Waterboxx (made from virgin plastic) and Growboxx(biodegradable) you can plant trees and greeneries with 90% less water +90% survival rate and 90%less costs.

mschuring@deserttulip-groasis.com

Groasis Jordan

Leakless

Leakless is a project that aims to solve water leaking problems in water scarce countries. The project involves installation of a Wireless Sensor Network system that detects leaks in major water transportation pipes.

alzobaylaith@gmail.com

Junior Garden

Junior Garden is a company that produces an organic based mushroom growing kits. The planting medium is composed of recycled materials such as paper and coffee grounds. The kit is educational and yummy! It gives information about growing mushrooms whilst giving a freshly produced fruits.

junior.garden@yahoo.com

 

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Rozme W Nabte

Rozme W Nabte is a company that produces any paper material packaging from 100% recycled paper that is Acid Free, Food Safe and biodegradable, which makes it environmental friendly. Rozme W Nabte products are all plantable and could be used and reused again.

 

Recycle Styrofoam Adsorbent (RSA)

RSA is an innovative product used to remove colour from wastewater with the help of a material produced from waste Styrofoam. RSA can be applied in various industries using colour in their production processes and will be offered to companies that manufacture waste water treatment technologies and filters as a better and cheaper alternative to traditional technologies used to remove color from wastewater.

fatimahawd@gmail.com

Turjumaa

A translation agency that focuses on translating WASH related materials from English to Arabic. It also aims to create Arabic content in water and sanitation fields.

turjumaa@gmail.com

Kings Road Association

A non-for-profit organization that aims at developing sustainable tourism in Jordan. It focuses on integrating local communities in tourism sector to benefit socially and economically through identifying their needs, building skills, developing a masterplan of tourism trails and managing operations between service providers, market and customers as well as improving marketing and quality control of products, services and environment to support sustainable tourism projects.

enaama@hotmail.com

dinabaddawi@gmail.com

Kings’ Road Association

 

Jordan Waste Chutes

A Jordanian start-up that specializes in the tailored design and building of stainless steel Chutes into newly constructed buildings. The Chutes are hidden within the building structure, allowing access on every floor and the chute will be designed to separate the waste by three canals for different types of waste and collect all garbage in containers in the ground floor/basement in a separate room.

qusai.damrah.91@gmail.com

DARB

DARB is specialised in solar system cleaning solutions. Solar panels in Jordan and the region face large dust accumulation, which reduces the output power of the solar systems significantly. Automised cleaning systems with low water consumption are offered by DARB to improve the productivity of solar energy generation.

fadel.monther@hotmail.com 

Desert Fish

Desert Fish is an eco-friendly fish & shrimp farm that uses a special aquaculture system to recirculate water. This system allows the production of fresh fish anywhere, even in the desert, because of its high water use efficiency and thus provides a great alternative to imported fish.

 samer_elayan@yahoo.com 

Inaya Permaculture

A consulting and training platform which aims at providing holistic environmental solutions. We create and implement sustainable agricultural projects by using functional design methods. One of our flagship projects is the Chicken Composting Land-Reclamation system, repairing the land while producing Compost, Organic Eggs, and Free-Range Chickens…all at once!

Inaya Permaculture

www.inaya.org

Green Growth for Students Services

A start up project which aims to support youth and develop their cognitive skills by offering services and consultations provided by skilled specialists and certified trainers. Moreover, towards environmental sustainability we are specialized in offering different environmental activities and services which aim to increase students’ awareness to follow the pro-environmental behaviors.

Green Growth

hanabaddad@yahoo.com

Jordanian Water Integrity Organization

The JWIO organization looks for building up the capacities of the water sector in Jordan. It aims at enhancing the integrity of water facilities by offering training courses and developing integrity management actions to manage the risks.

Manalsami87@yahoo.com

 

Ecotech Recycling

Today electronic waste recycling is receiving a lot of attention for its economic and environmental benefits. At Ecotech,the first formal electronic waste recycling company in Palestine, recycled electronics undergoes a unique processing technique to recovering precious and base metal concentrates ready for metal smelting and refining industry, thus becoming one of the first urban mining company in the Middle East.

anton.ecoteckrecycling@gmail.com

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Biodiesel for Palestine

Biodiesel for Palestine is a start-up initiative aimed at collecting used cooking oils consumed by restaurants and hotels in the West Bank in Palestine to manufacture environmentally friendly biodiesel. The biodiesel is to be used for generating renewable energy to run cars, transportation companies trucks or any combustion machines.

Ghadir.arafa@hotmail.com

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Water Heroes

Water Heroes is a water educational game, which kids can play on the computer or mobile phone. It aims at increasing the level of education and awareness to achieve sustainable society. Water Heroes however recognizes the need to up-to-date research to find new ways on making environmental learning games the most effective it can be.

lamis.qudaimat@gmail.com

www.lamisqdemat.wordpress.com

Palestine Green Building Council

The PGBC is a non-government and non-profit organisation that aims at developing the environmental culture and understanding in construction industry in Palestine. Such development would lead the construction sector towards international sustainable considerations in order to raise the efficiency of building in all phases (design, construction, and operation) and enhance environmental health for occupant.

The Palestine Green Building Council