Plaex

Automatic waste sorting bins

We create smart recycling bins based on AI to sort various type of waste.
We focus on sustainability and better waste management for the world.
Based in the Netherlands, we're striving to contribute to making the planet sustainable and healthy by improving recycling at the source.

Automatic sorting

Throw away and forget it. Garby the smart garbage bin sorts it for you automatically.

Less confusion

Over 70% of rest waste could have been recycled, if only people were not confused where to throw it away.

Waste data

Our waste insights allow you to directly take action to for your sustainable efforts

Sustainable impact

Aiming for 0 residual waste? No problem! Aiming to reduce your environmental impact? No problem!

Meet our products

Imagine a world where all the waste that is produced is reliably identified, sorted and recycled each and every time.
We believe in making this a reality. 

How we make a difference

Automatic waste sorting

Meet “Garby” the smart garbage bin. She can automatically sort solid waste! Want to sort between paper and bottles? How about between Coffee cups and cans? No problem! Up to 4 different streams can be sorted within the bin. Our Artificial Intelligence is adaptable to any waste stream and can be deployed in any country. How would you like to achieve your sustainability goals? We’ll help you get there.

Waste insights

Meet “Garcia” the waste seer!

Our dashboard provides you with information on what and how much waste you’re making by scanning your trash just before throwing it away. Allowing you to make the right decisions to reduce your waste and reliably track your efforts.

How would you like to gain insights, attain a better peace of mind and improve your ecological footprint as a business?

A multi-award winning idea

CSU Innovation award 2020

We were selected as having the most innovative idea by CSU that could make a positive environmental impact and help support facility managers make a sustainable change.

The Young Entrepreneurs challenge finalist 2021

We were selected as having the most innovative idea by CSU that could make a positive environmental impact and help support facility managers make a sustainable change.

Prototyping award UT Challenge 2020

At the UT Challenge hosted at the University of Twente, we won the award for having the best startup at the prototyping stage.

Battle of Green talent finalist 2021

The BOGT is an online entrepreneurship competition, with the goal to bring innovative ideas for sustainable energy to life. We were selected to the top 5 finalists out of over 30 startups to pitch live.

Audience Prize UT Challenge 2019

At the UT Challenge hosted at the University of Twente, we won the award for having the most interesting idea from the public's vote.

Top 5 ideas Philips Innovation awards 2019

We were selected as having one of the most promising ideas and received an encouragement prize.

Top 5 ideas Philips Innovation awards 2022

We were selected as having one of the most promising ideas and received an encouragement prize. We then went on to become finalists in the competition.

About us

We all share the passion for sustainability, creativity and making solutions to practical problems. Our international background helps foster the best and most fun collaborations and product developments.

Tyrell Pantophlet

CEO/CTO
Executes company operations, ensures resource efficiency and deals with the overarching details of the business and manages all other operations.

victor okoro

CSO
Contributes to product development, manages market research, company strategy, and leads organisational partnerships and collaboration.

REBECA LOPEZ

Marketing & Sustainability
Manages social media platforms and contributes to the marketing strategy for pusing forward and communicating PLAEX's sustainability.

Are you in need of improved recycling?

Proper recycling and audits can be tough. 
Especially when people throw the wrong things into the wrong bins. We can help. Our technology sorts automatically, gets rid of human error and allows for cleaner, cheaper waste management. 
Contact us and lets solve these problems together!

Emailing address: hello@plaex.net

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