One of the most important processes conducted before value chain development is the environmental assessment to identify any negative effects of the investment on the environment.
Important issues that will be considered in all value chains include recycling:
Today most the rural areas do not have recycling measures, one of the reasons can be that there isn’t much waste to be recycled. With the start of rural-based industries there will be waste that must be taken care of, for example;
Running an industry increases use of energy. All the biodegradable material will be re-used to produce energy to run the industries.
Environmental friendly packaging materials will be used
Hands-on training on how to recycle different materials will be provided. That means new technology introduced to the local communities.
Emergence of Green business entrepreneurs
The results of recycling of waste products generate valuable new products for the market.
That means creating green entrepreneurs