Our Values


We measure our own success by how impactful our work is. We put the user first. Always.

Work with nature

We create a symbiosis between technology, nature and you for a higher purpose.


Teamwork makes the dream work.

Think big

We develop innovative solutions for worldwide challenges.

Strive for simplicity

We transform difficult problems into straight-forward solutions.


We improve constantly. We test often and fast – to learn as we go and adapt when needed.

The first Trash Pandas

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The Founder. After living in Mexico and India, working in the Recycling- and FMCG-industry he got many perspectives for the global waste disaster. Since 2019 he's working on the concept to bring those perspectives together into a sustainable solution to let the fortunate planet become step by step reality.

Pascal Ritter

Mr. Experience. With more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry, degrees like Dipl.-Informatiker, Dipl.-Engineer and current engagement as lecturer and PhD attendee in Computer Science, Alin has seen everything and shares his wisdom with the whole team to secure focus and timing.


The Architect. With his strong educational background in Computer Science and current Master in Bioinformatics, George is Full-Stack Developer and in the team since the first line of code. In the team he's leading the iOS- and Web-Development.

iOS Lead Developer

Mr. Detail. The Master in Computer Science spends hours on details no one else noticed. In the team Victor is focused on the development of the Android mobile version and coordination with the design team.

Android Lead Developer

The Mobile Application Allrounder. Determined since five years to develop Android and iOS mobile applications, Cristi coordinates between both development teams and supports with expertise and hands on mentality.

Mobile Technical Lead

Creativity as well as positive vibes. These are only two of many features which would describe Dary. With the help of her bachelor degree in online marketing and her longstanding experience she brings every idea to life and spreads it out to our community.

Social Media Manager

The nature savior. Spending most of her free time in her garden or on events in the role as the President of WWF Thurgau, Gabrieles main goal is to protect the nature - and in that we have a common interest to share with the public.

Public Relations
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With his creative mind Stevan is designing the app in purpose of finding the right balance between gamification and information elements to secure the ease of use experience for you. 

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Understanding people and technology drivers at the same time - that's Lisas daily challenge. As the responsible head of all performance marketing activities she connects the right message with the right recipient digitally for a higher purpose.

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Our expert when it comes to project management and communications. He takes care of our customers and partners and coordinates our projects. His goal is creating you a comfort-zone around The Fortunate Planet.

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At day sport student at the University of Constance, at night he transforms into a flexible Software Developer. Nikolai supports the Android Development Team with professional reliability.

Android Developer

“The fortunate planet is where people and technology meet to solve global challenges – together.
In the first version of the fortunate planet application we’re changing the global waste management.
The platform empowers communities to contribute where to dispose waste correctly, add new disposal stations and track their waste disposals to improve the way we manage waste around the globe.
By harnessing the power of community, the fortunate planet can create a world where recycling rates will constantly rise.”

Pascal Ritter, Founder of the fortunate planet 

The Fortunate Planet
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