All "waste" should become "food" for another process: either a by-product or recovered resource for another industrial process or as regenerative resources for nature.
A pioneer to help Namibia reduce carbon emissions in line with the Government’s Vision 2030, BEE needs the support to match. From municipal authorities to supermarkets, from development agencies to mines, a long list of sustainable partners means support in all sectors of the economy.
A company that started as a dream for a better future has rapidly become a leading voice in alternative energy that will power Namibia through the 4th industrial revolution.
Add to this the fact that UCO disposal is challenging to businesses in the food and beverage industries due to the sheer quantities that needs to be removed and the greater socio-environmental impact, and the challenge was set.
The determination to succeed is the strongest reason to prove that environmentally sustainable manufacturing is profitable to the economy and the environment.
BEE has already changed the mindset of local authorities in regard to the disposal of Used Cooking Oil (UCO), the company has taken it on themselves to test their biodiesel on their own vehicles to prove its future value, and is breaking the reliance of Namibian manufacturers on foreign imports of foundational products such as ethanol.
Namibia has celebrated political independence for a long time. It is time for economic independence. Companies should work for the empowerment of others, who will in turn help empower them. The rules of a circular economy are simple.