Mobisol is partnering with Tanzania’s Phenix Recycling to safely dispose of expired electronic parts in over 75,000 Mobisol solar systems distributed in Tanzania to date.
According to Phenix Recycling’s founder, Athina Kyriakopoulou, “Responsible e-waste management is not only an environmental issue but also a business challenge to ensure the security of the industry and its continued growth. Companies like Mobisol are leading the pack by incorporating sustainable waste management as a core part of their strategy. We are excited to be able to enable companies like Mobisol to easily and reliably benefit from our network of responsible recyclers.”
Both companies will be present at the Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo in Hong Kong this month, sharing their insights and aiming to engage further industry players to join their movement. It is estimated that, due to rapid sector growth, the volumes of off-grid solar products put on the market are expected to pass 10,000 tons by 2020.
Phenix Recycling is based was founded in 2016.
Last year, Mobisol launched its flagship store in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, aiming to bring affordable large high-quality solar systems to the country’s commercial capital. Mobisol has also already electrified over 500,000 people in East Africa through its sustainable solar solutions.
Mobisol launched in Tanzania in 2012 and has covered nearly all parts of mainland Tanzania with its services to date. Mobisol aims to complement the Government’s efforts to provide reliable energy access to all citizens by offering affordable solar solutions for households, businesses and institutions.