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As the first verified space of Precious Plastic in Portugal, with over 5 years of experience working closely with the Precious Plastic Community, VIVA Lab seeks to further impact the local society by empowering the community to take action on Making Plastic Precious.

We identify ourselves with the PP philosophy "Precious Plastic exists to reduce plastic waste. Our solutions see people as the key element to fix the plastic mess.
Precious Plastic is a combination of people, machines, platforms and knowledge
to create an alternative global recycling system."


Make Plastic Precious

  • Promote investments in innovative opportunities by creating solutions through everyday challenges

  • Involve civil, scientific, business and local authorities in developing solutions to combat plastic

  • Improve the economy and quality of plastics recycling

  • Design for recyclability

  • Boost product demand and use of recycled plastic

  • Improve and standardize the selection, collection and distribution process

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  • R&D of Machines adapting them to local projects, businesses & communities.

  • Design & Development of Products and solutions using plastic waste.

  • Through Education we can teach local communities the potential of recycling plastic waste
  • By seeking our participation in Events we further raise awareness to the Precious Plastic project
  • Building a Community in Portugal that will spark and boost a alternative plastic recycling system.

Our Machines

Completely redesigned for ease of use and having in mind workshops & small scale production. This new versions allow anyone to easily set a small workshop focused either in education programs or small scale recycled plastic production. With it's disassembly design you can quickly transport the machines to any event, school or production site.

Order yours now!

Collection Point

Viva Lab is now an official Precious Plastic Collection Point—and we're open to everyone!

Here’s What You Can Do:

  •  Plastic Recycling: Start collecting those plastic bottles, caps, toys etc! Drop them off at our collection point, and we’ll ensure they are recycled properly.

  • Recycling Projects: Got other types of plastic waste? Think they could be transformed into something new and amazing? Reach out to us! We're always excited to explore new projects and ideas for upcycling.

We're thrilled to announce that we've recycled 2 tonnes of plastic until now!

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Recycling Workspace

Transform your plastic waste into something amazing! At Viva Lab Porto, we recycle plastic using cutting-edge technology. Your bottles, packaging, and caps can have a new life as household items or works of art. Every contribution adds up to a more sustainable future. Join us, bring your plastic, and be part of the positive change! Let's transform plastic and the world together!


At Viva Lab, our Precious Plastic Workspace transforms plastic waste into valuable resources! Following the open-source recycling system that empowers communities to manage their own waste by creating micro-recycling stations.

Community Point

Our workspace is open to the community! You can come and join us to work on your own recycling projects or learn with us.  We host events and workshops for groups, schools, and individuals of all ages.


We go to schools with our environmental education workshops that aim to raise awareness and inspire action for the future innovators. We also provide training programs to empower educators and technicians with Precious Plastic processes.


Visit our space or join us as a volunteer if you want to learn more about small-scale recycling!

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Contact for Business Opportunities, Order Precious Plastic Machine or Project Development

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