UPP! Surabaya Factory

The 1st Upp! Circular Plastic Factory set up in Surabaya, Indonesia.

UPP! Surabaya Factory

Together with PT. Sumber Djaja Perkasa from Sidoarjo, Indonesia, Upp! will set up the first pilot Upp! Circular Plastic Factory in Southeast Asia. With locally sourced low-value mixed plastic waste we will manufacture drainage systems and construction materials for the local market.


  • Client: PT. Sumber Djaja Perkasa & Upp! Joint-Venture company
  • Partners: PT Sumber Djaja Perkasa, the Alliance to End Plastic Waste as Lead Sponsor, Upp!
  • Part of the MVO-Nederland led “Plastic in Circles” program for plastic waste value chain solutions in Indonesia
  • Tasks:
    • Set up an Upp! Circular Plastic Factory processing regionally sourced low-value mixed plastic waste into robust and recyclable products (drainage systems and construction materials) for the regional market
    • Add to and strengthen the regional waste management and recycling infrastructure and regional circular economy
    • Provide a solution for the problem streams of plastic waste currently ending up being burned, landfilled, and in the environment.
  • Technical: capacity 5000-7000 ton per annum (1st phase), start-up: Q1 2024
  • Funding & financing: the Alliance to End Plastic Waste as Lead Sponsor (phase 1) and others.