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ABOUT RECYCLE MYANMAR

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This Innovative Recycler is Making an Impact in Myanmar

Climate change is a major problem that the whole world is facing right now. A lot of people are working and finding new ways to solve this problem, and one of those people is Pon Nya. Pon Nya is the CEO and Founder of Recycle Myanmar and he created a modernized way to resolve climate change and to help the Myanmar community.

Pon Nya shared with Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs (F) about his journey in Recycle Myanmar. Let’s look at his story.

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Company History

Recycle Myanmar is an organization which is trying to create a modern waste management infrastructure based on internet and mobile communication network.

 

2012

Just a Volunteer

Recycle Myanmar’s founder, Pon Nya, volunteered in a charity organization called “Compassion Hands Network – Pyay”. That organization helps the children who has drop out of the school and lived in and on the street.
2013

Made a Social Innovation

He invented “The Recycle Donation Bin” in order to raise fund for Organization. He and his team placed the bins around Pyay. They collected recyclable from the bins and sold them to the market for organization’s funding. It’s differed from the other. As a result, they saved not only the children, but also the environment.
2017

Founded a Social Enterprise

He founded a social enterprise in order to scale his activities to the nation-wide level in Myanmar. He just focused on recycling at the beginning stage. Then he turned not only recycling, but also waste management and circular economy after he’d got an advice from Daw Aung San Su Kyi.
2019

Built the Platforms

He built the platforms that create the opportunities for the users and pickers in recycling and waste management. Recycle Myanmar, it provides connections for all stakeholders through their mobile communications. That will strengthen circular economy approached by “waste to wealth” as well as “trash to cash.”
“I hope Recycle Myanmar will be an inspiration for other start-ups who want to help address development challenges affecting the environment and climate change in Myanmar”.
The Danish Ambassador to Myanmar
Mr John Nielsen The Danish Ambassador to Myanmar
Recycle Myanmar brings innovation to a much-needed market segment. Waste management is a huge problem in Myanmar and across the world. It’s really great to see startups like Recycle Myanmar that are leveraging on the use of technology to make recycling more accessible and easier.
Founder and CEO (Nexlabs and Better HR) Forbes 30 Under 30
Ye Myat Min Founder and CEO (Nexlabs and Better HR) Forbes 30 Under 30

Meet our leadership team

Pon Nya

Founder and CEO

Hnin Thet Htwe

Operation Director

Tin Aung Lin

Technical Consultant

Kaung Myat Moee Htoon

Designer

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