Designing, constructing, and operating extremely cost-competitive and scalable waste-to-energy facilities customized for sub-Saharan Africa.
Co-Founder and Global Managing Director at Cambridge IndustriesMore about Samuel »
Cambridge Industries is a holistic waste management and renewable energy generation company that delivers leading technologies to address waste and energy deficiencies in Africa. They produce clean/green energy while solving waste-related problems by reducing the amount of waste going to landfills. Their goal is to turn one of Africa's most challenging social problems, the management of waste, into a source of new wealth. Cambridge's Green Vision is a comprehensive, sustainable, clean, and renewable power generation and waste management system designed specifically for African cities. Effective power generation and waste management are among the principal challenges faced throughout Africa, particularly in its rapidly urbanizing cities. Cambridge Industries provides local governments with an efficient, cost-effective solution to resolving power deficits while managing municipal waste, from garbage collection to the treatment and conversion of the waste to low-emission, renewable electricity and useful byproducts, such as recycled metals and building materials.
May 9, 2018
Africa's first waste-to-energy plant could transform the continent's cities. Here's how.
July 7, 2021
The latest group of Technology Pioneers blends innovation with entrepreneurial spirit.
January 23, 2019
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