Mr T Fairburn ta EcoDepo


Name: Mr T Fairburn ta EcoDepo
Location: Seaforde, Downpatrick
County: Down
Total Cost: £ 8,800.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Down Rural Area Partnership
Duration: 03.10.2011 - 03.11.2012
Telephone: +44(0)77300 39407


To undertake a feasibility study with a view to designing a stand made from recycled plastic (and associated foot pedal) which is in line with the ethos of the company.


EcoDepo, originally called 'Waste Recycle Company', was launched on 1 April 2006. The business produces recycling solutions for workplaces and has developed an unique recycling bin item. The bin consists of two units: a support apparatus (stand), which is made from metal, and a pod (lid/bag holder) made from recycled plastic. The company also offers clients a ion of colour coded lids and supply tailor-made matching biodegradable plastic bags, the bags are placed on the pod into built-in grabs that hold the bags in place.


To complete CAD drawings, measurements and computer simulated testing measures which will result in the production of a physical pre-production prototype unit.


To complete a feasibility study to investigate the viability of using a recycled material as a stand with a foot pedal for the EcoDepo Pod.