Solid Waste Recycling Plants

Solid Waste Recycling Plants
SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Waste Management
Business Model Description

Invest in the infrastructure and logistics necessary to sort and recycle urban solid waste such as plastic, cardboard, tetra pak, and glass

Expected Impact

Recycling investments could reduce could reduce pollution caused by both legal and illegal dumping on land and at sea, resulting in increased protection of the environment and public health.

Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
15% - 20% (in GPM)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Short Term (0–5 years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
2.8 million tonnes of solid waste generated annually
Average Ticket Size (USD)Describes the USD amount for a typical investment required in the IOA.
> USD 10 million
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Good health and well-being (SDG 3) Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9) Climate Action (SDG 13)
Sector Sources
  • 1) World Bank Group, December 2019. Tunisia Infrastructure Diagnostic. 2) OECD, 2021. Middle East and North Africa Investment Policy Perspectives. 3) Republic of Tunisia, 2018. Economic Recovery Plan 2019-2020. 4) Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2020. Tunisia Country Report. 5) IMF, 2021. Tunisia Country Report. 6) OECD, 2018. Reviving Investment in Tunisia. 7) General Authority for PPP, 2018. Pipeline of PPP Projects in Tunisia. 8) Republic of Tunisia - Presidency of the Government, 2018. Economic Recovery Plan 2019-2020. 9) Prevent Waste Alliance, 2021. Tunisia | ECO-LEF in Tunisia: A case study. 10) Republic of Tunisia, October 2021. Contribution Determinee au niveau National (CDN) actualisee.
IOA Sources
  • 11) Elec Recyclage Tunisie, 2021. 12) Agence Nationale de Gestion des Déchets (ANGED). 13) Ministère de l'Industrie et du Commerce. Banque de Projets Industriels. Projet 231. 14) Chaher et al, 2020. Potential of Sustainable Concept for Handling Organic Waste in Tunisia. MDPI. 15) WWF, 2019. Stop the Plastic Flood: A Guide for Policy-Makers in Tunisia. 16) Ministry of Environment, 2021. EnviroCred.