E-waste is the fastest-growing domestic waste stream globally, according to the 2020 Global E-Waste Monitor. Global e-waste generation has increased 21% in just five years, and will almost double by 2030. With data extracted from the Global E-Waste Monitor 2020, pg 24 At the epicentre of this global waste crisis is Asia, which generated […]
StartupX, in partnership with National Environment Agency (NEA) and Enterprise Singapore, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between StartupX and its corporate partners SembWaste, Circulate Capital and The Incubation Network. At the signing of the MoU, all parties pledged their commitment to supporting sustainable innovation in the areas of plastic, electronic and mixed waste […]
Road construction material, beer and energy – these are some things that start-ups in Singapore are looking to produce as they reuse or recycle waste.
Soon after being announced as the winner of Singapore’s waste-tech startup competition WASTE 20/20, organised by StartupX in partnership with Enterprise Singapore and The Incubation Network, e27 decided to interview Magorium co-founder Chu Xian to find out more about its vision.
Magorium, founded in mid-2019, breaks down shopping bags, bottles and other plastic trash into a material that can partially replace the tar-like, oil-based bitumen in the mixture used to build regular roads.
The inaugural Singapore waste-tech startup competition, WASTE 20/20, hosted by StartupX, and in partnership with Enterprise Singapore and The Incubation Network, today officially crowns local waste-technology startup Magorium as the grand winner. With their proprietary technology that converts plastic into high quality asphalt premix used for road construction, Magorium managed to stand out among tough […]