Christian Mwilage

2019 Scale-Ups Fellow

Managing Director, EcoAct

Pilot Market: Tanzania

Christian Mwijage is a founder of EcoAct Tanzania a for‐profit social enterprise that uses an innovative plastic extrusion technology called “waxy ӀӀ technology” to transform post-consumer waste plastics into plastic lumbers.

Plastic lumbers are affordable alternative to timbers, hence reduce the need for building material manufactured from wood, helping to preserve forests and cut down on deforestation and mitigate Climate change.

In the news

Christian Mwijage, Managing Director of Eco Act (Tanzania), Winner of the AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2017 - EMRC

Tanzanian start-up turns urban waste into 'plastic lumber' - Reuters

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