We are always interested in developing further our network of partnerships. Ecotrade Group is looking to develop franchises all around the world.

Our Concept

Since 2006, Ecotrade Group has been involved in the collecting and recycling of used catalytic converters. Through the recycling of catalysts, we recover Platinum group metals to contribute to the sustainability of both the automotive industry, and the environment.

Some Figures

2006: creation of the Group

2010: launch of the first franchises

12: number of branch



Top 5 Reasons for joining Ecotrade Group


A global network

Ecotrade Group is expanding across all continents with a growing number of branch because we believe in network, team working and experience.


A profitable investment

You will take your competitors by surprise by implementing a new business model


An win-win agreement

We will provide you with many ressources and marketing tools including a customized website to promote your business and a mobile app in your language.


A long-term support

Through our experience, we will provide you with a training that meets your needs and ensure continuous training throughout your development.


A growing buisness

Platinum group metals are becoming more and more scarce and the needs are growing so we are confident that the industry has a bright future.

Required Profile

We are not looking for people with a defined profile. However, some skills are needed to open an Ecotrade franchise:

  • Knowledge of the automotive industry and/or recycling
  • Available premises
  • Basic computer skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Business knowledge and management skills

The route of the franchisee

Step 1: 1st contact

Step 2: Discussion on the business model and the viability of the project

Step 3: Construting and defining the business project and the scope of the partnership

Step 4: Signature of the contract between the two parties

Step 5: Training of the franchisee and release of our tools (customized website, database access…)

The tools of a franchisee

  • Personalized website - We provide you with a customized website to promote your business. This includes your brand, your logo, your purchase team and any writting content or design material you may want to display. News, e-mail campaigns and blog posts in the language of the country will be produced on a regular basis to feed the content of the website.
  • Supplier Database- Ecotrade has a list of suppliers through its website. The franchisee will have access to the company's Customer Management software, enabling it to manage its customer accounts and customer purchase orders ("baskets").

  • Mobile application - Ecotrade group has developed a mobile application (for iOS and Android). This application allows access to our catalog in a fast and effective way.

  • Marketing Tools -  Through our experience, we offer the opportunity to activate different marketing levers to develop your business. Indeed, Ecotrade can help you carry out the different campaigns of communication (Google Adwords, Emailing campaigns, Community Management, SEO, SEA)


To summarize, we offer access to our catalog containing a list of suppliers, continuous assistance through a hotline by our experts and a high visibility on social networks, newsletters, advertisements, ... You will also own your website with content specific to your franchise as well as a mobile app downloadable under Android and iOS.

Financial data

Upon registration, the franchisee will pay an entrance fee. This fee represent the setup of his personalized website as well as the training session.

Thereafter, two kind of commissions are possible : a fixed monthly rent, or a fixed percentage of its turnover.