Sustainability Revolutionized: How AI, Blockchain and Smart Tech are Reinventing Recycling | BANTgo | impact2earn®
05Apr, 24 April 5, 2024
  • By Joseph Patterson

The traditional view of waste as an unavoidable byproduct of modern life is rapidly becoming outdated. In a world where environmental concerns are paramount, the status quo of discarding 40 million tons of electronic waste annually, with a staggering 85% ending up in landfills or incinerators contributing to 70% of toxic waste, is unsustainable. BANTgo is at the forefront of transforming this perception, positioning waste not as refuse but as a recoverable, valuable resource. This paradigm shift is vital to cultivating a sustainable future, where waste is a potent resource rather than an ecological burden.

BANTgo harnesses cutting-edge technologies to turn the concept of recycling into an engaging, rewarding experience that converges impact with profitability. The impact2earn® platform, at the heart of BANTgo’s innovation, leverages an AI chatbot with advanced natural language processing (NLP) capabilities which enables the chatbot to understand and respond to user queries with a human-like conversational manner, guiding individuals to the nearest e-waste collection points. Image recognition technology further amplifies BANTgo’s capabilities, allowing for the accurate identification and categorization of diverse types of e-waste.

The impact2earn platform can also mint digital NFT rewards through the blockchain that users earn by recycling e-waste. These NFTs, representing a tangible real-world reward, can be traded within the impact2earn marketplace for an array of products and services, incentivizing users to participate in a closed-loop economy.

Parallel to BANTgo’s platform around e-waste, Cycled is making significant strides on the plastics front. Their Smart Bins are transforming the recycling landscape by using similar technology to tackle plastic waste. By identifying, sorting, and incentivizing recycling through technology, Cycled is addressing a significant part of the waste problem.

Both BANTgo and Cycled understand that to make a significant impact, the negative perception of waste must be altered. Through their efforts, they are creating a closed-loop system that not only encourages proper sorting, recycling, and repurposing but also recognizes the intrinsic value of what was once considered mere trash. Their respective technologies, while tackling different types of waste, share the same goal: to pave the way towards a cleaner, greener, and more sustainable future where every piece of waste is seen not as an end but as a new beginning.

About BANTgo impact2earn:

BANTgo is a technological innovator dedicated to creating solutions that promote sustainable living and environmental responsibility. With a focus on their ‘impact2earn’ platform, BANTgo is committed to transforming waste management, recycling and consumer habits through technology. or

About Cycled Technologies:

Cycled Technologies, led by co-founders Ayoola Brimmo, Benedikt Pilscheur, Sverre Minnesjord, and Matteo Chiesa, is an eco-focused startup innovating in the recycling sector. Their flagship product, the AI-powered Smart Bin, distinguishes and sorts recyclables, offering user rewards to encourage sustainable behavior. Committed to reducing the carbon footprint, Cycled is at the forefront of merging technology with environmental responsibility.