BinStrap – Securing Trash Bins

Every year eight million tonnes of plastic enter our ocean, BinStrap is committed to dramatically reducing this number simply by securing wheelie bin lids. BinStrap is a patented device that was designed with the intention of securing the 1.5 Billion Unsecured wheelie bins worldwide that are spilling plastic and rubbish into our environment, rivers and oceans. These bins get knocked over, blown over, overfilled and rummaged through by animals, birds, rodents and wildlife, this causes a huge mess and is massively polluting our planet.

Wheelie bin owners also have to face cleaning up spilt litter and rubbish that has often been in the bin for over two weeks, sometimes they can receive a litter fine even if they are not at fault, i.e. the bin has been blown over during the night or animals have got into the bin causing a mess.

BinStrap is solving this problem by keeping the lid of wheelie bins sealed and secure during adverse weather conditions and when tipped over, this prevents plastic and rubbish escaping into the environment and keeps wildlife and animals out of the bin.

Unsecured wheelie bins are spilling plastic and rubbish in our surroundings

BinStrap also solves other problems such as reducing rodent infestations by keeping them out of the bin, rodents are attracted to wheelie bins because of the odour coming from easy access food inside. Keeping animals, birds and wildlife out of the bin also protects them from ingesting plastic that they think is food.

Securing bins globally will greatly reduce litter and plastic pollution, protect our oceans and create a cleaner greener planet. Creating a plastic-free ocean and litter-free planet requires us turning off the tap on plastic pollution entering our environment, rivers and oceans.

For more information, please visit http://www.binstrap.com

Gaelan Goodfellow

Founder at BinStrap
Gaelan Goodfellow is an entrepreneur from Athenry, Co Galway where he lives with his wife Jade and their 3 children. Gaelan is a qualified Electrician with many years in the business working on numerous projects including Wind Turbines. Gaelan left the industry during the crash and decided to concentrate his efforts in the area of pollution. As an avid environmentalist, with a love for animals and ocean life Gaelan wanted to do something that would help to curb the amount of pollution that is harming and killing our wildlife.
In 2010 Gaelan invented BinStrap, with the intention of keeping rubbish contained. Gaelan is educated in Entrepreneurial Skills and has won awards for his invention.

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