What does geocycle mean?

What does geocycle mean?

Geocycle at a glance Geo means ‘earth’ in Greek. The name Geocycle alludes to the ‘holistic’ nature of what we do: turning waste into energy and recycled materials. By this, we participate in a regenerative, circular economy that closes resource cycles.

Who owns geocycle?

Geocycle: the core of our waste management solutions Geocycle is a subsidiary of LafargeHolcim and in 2015, the company managed 14 million tons of waste, is present in more than 50 countries and employs 2,000 people.

What is co processing waste?

Co-processing is a waste management system in which waste materials are converted into alternative fuels and/or raw materials. In TONTOTON’s case, co-processing refers to the use of a cement kiln to cleanly burn plastic waste as an alternative energy source while utilizing the ash leftovers in the cement itself.

How many million tons a year of plastic waste is currently treated by Geocycle?

Geocycle is launching a unique platform for financing sustainable innovative circular waste plastic management projects. Over 300 million tons of plastics waste is generated every year- enough plastic to make 50 pyramids of Giza. 50% of this is used once and disposed of.

What is plasma pyrolysis technology?

Plasma pyrolysis technology is the disintegration of organic compound into gases and non- leachable solid residues in an oxygen-starved environment. Plasma pyrolysis utilizes large fraction of electrons, ions and excited molecules together with the high energy radiation for decomposing chemicals.

Is co-processing a recycling?

Geocycle offers waste treatment solutions based on a unique industrial process called co-processing. It refers to the simultaneous recycling of mineral materials and recovery of energy within one single industrial process: cement manufacturing.

What is domestic waste?

Domestic waste is waste that is generated as a result of the ordinary day-to-day use of a domestic premise and is either: collected by or on behalf of a local government as part of a waste collection and disposal system.

What is cold plasma pyrolysis?

It’s possible to convert all plastics directly into useful forms of energy and chemicals for industry, using a process called “cold plasma pyrolysis.” Pyrolysis is a method of heating, which decomposes organic materials at temperatures between 400℃ and 650℃, in an environment with limited oxygen.

What is Gocycle G1?

The G1 capitalised on Richard’s expertise from a 25-year career working in the motorsports and light electric vehicle industry, becoming the first injection-moulded magnesium alloy bicycle in history. It set the foundations which have enabled Gocycle to continually push boundaries with each of its three new models.

What is the driving position of Gocycle?

Gocycle has an automotive-inspired adjustable driving position. Cars come in one size with an adjustable position; so does Gocycle. Gocycle provides contact points in exactly the same place as a large-wheel bike – but with more adjustment to fit more riders.

Why choose a Gocycle?

Lightweight and easy to handle. Weighing only 16.5kg (36.4lbs), Gocycle has perfect fore-aft weight distribution with sports car like handling. The low centre of gravity makes the bike agile and responsive to ride, and easy to lift and manoeuvre around town and at home.

What is the generation four Gocycle?

The Generation Four Gocycle is officially launched. The new G4 and G4i models set a new standard for lightweight design, innovation and performance in the portable urban e-bike segment. Gocycle’s mission is simple: to create the world’s best urban electric bikes.


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