GreenTec invests into Cote d’Ivoire waste-management start-up Coliba

IVORY COAST– Coliba, a startup that has developed a recycling and waste management platform, has raised funding from German firm GreenTec Capital Partners, which will also provide the company with hands-on assistance to help it scale. Coliba has developed a waste management web and mobile application that connects households and businesses with affiliated plastic waste collectors. The startup applies the principles of the circular economy to tackle the problem of plastic waste in Ivory Coast, allowing users to earn airtime or discounts on certain products by recycling. Its app tracks…

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