Best Ideas 2022 features all the nominated entries submitted under ‘Submit your Idea’ category. All the entries consist of innovative solutions or propositions for an enterprise that champions the Sustainable Development Goals. They can be on the conceptual, planning, or start-up stage.
MAKING PAPERS FROM WASTE PAPERS (RECYCLING PAPERS)
Explain your idea in details:
MAIN OBJECTIVES My technical idea is to put in place a paper factory which will using waste paper as raw material, in short term is what we call "PAPER RECYCLING." MAIN ACTIVITIES Collecting waste papers countrywide if possible even beyond, my country (RWANDA); after collecting to start producing office paper from waste papers. INNOVATIVE APPROACHES To stop importing office papers, saving foreign currency, make good use of waste papers and stop cutting trees (forest protection).
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
Stop cutting trees (environmental protection), jobs creation, carbon sequestration, industrial developpement.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
PLAN OF IMPLEMENTATION - Having multiple sources of waste papers collection. - Putting in place proper tools in the paper plant. - Adequate training of staffs. SUBSTAINABILITY OF THE PROJECT - First and foremost quality of the final products. - Price comparison between the locally made paper and the imported one. - If the production cost of my paper will be higher than the imported paper, definetly my idea will aborted. Based upon the principe of "Don't waste your waste" and by taking advantage of massive cabbage (waste papers at large) plus the technical assistance of our government office colled NIRDA (National Industrial Research and Development Agency) is going to give my ideas a clear streamline as far as implemantation is concerned. Financially has been always a bottleneck not only in Africa, i have to try my best to search for more funds (how to get collaborators) and from this collaborators my project idea can secure a lon at Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) Collaborators are many, starts by companies handling or using papers (Printing houses), schools, some government ministries, etc...
1. PERSONAL DETAILS Full Name: Hirwa Rutagengwa Regis Address: Gasabo Telephone: (+250) 788269727 / (+250) 782021270 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.graphisystem.rw Nationality: Rwandan Date of birth: 01/01/1989 Marital Status: Married 2. EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS EP Kicukiro: 1998 - 2004 Primary ETP/Nyarurema: 2005 2007 Olevel ETP/Nyarurema: 2008 2010 Computer science (A2) Tumba college of technology: 2011 2013 IT Faculty (A1) 3. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY GRAPHISYSTEM Ltd from 3/5/2015 up now, owner and managing director of the company that deal with Design and Printing services. 4. OTHER PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS Ability to effectively work in a team on time. Strong organizational, writing and reporting skills. Creative and innovative. Strong interpersonal, problem resolution, mediation, negotiation and consulting skills and a demonstrated track record of Successfully collaborating with Upward Line Management. Ability to work effectively under pressure; to organize and prioritize competing Activities.