8 Aspiring Waste Management Companies in India to look forward to in 2022
Waste Management Companies in India | In a country with an intensified population, the need for proper waste management is significantly critical to deal with the root of India’s waste management issue lies in the lack of proper waste segregation at the source.
It is the fault of those who produce waste and are responsible for managing the municipality responsible for treating and discarding the waste, dumping it outside the city.
This cycle of waste creation goes on without proper treatment, leading to a fault system of waste management in the country. To help break this pattern, few startups have taken this issue into their own hands. Here is a list of the top 6 Indian Startups that manage and create the best out of the waste.
Aspiring Waste Management Companies in India
Banyan Nation’s revolutionary plastic recycling enterprise is now India’s 1st wholly-owned recycling enterprise. Banyan creates Better Plastic, reasonably close recycled plastic. India’ses, using post-consumer and commercial waste material sources.
Better Plastic may be used by commodities, nutrition & beverage, and industrial machinery to create more environmentally safe product. Banyan’s unique software solution incorporates many waste pickers into its distribution chain, and it has collaborated with a prominent “bumper-to-bumper” confined regeneration project.
Zero Plast labs
Pune-based ZeroPlast is a social enterprise that focuses on creating a zero-waste world. The startup was founded by environmentalist-turned-entrepreneur Aditya Kabra and Dr Kadhivaran Shanmuganathan, a senior scientist from CSIR National Chemical Laboratory.
The company focuses on curating a circular technology based in the following sphere –
- Crop residue:
- Crop residue waste is originally sourced from the farmers, and cellulose is extracted from it.
- Cellulose is combined with bio-based additives and binders with the help of their own CelluBlend Technology.
- Bioplastics and Biocomposites are made from cellulose. The materials are used to make flexible and rigid products.
- These products need to be readily biodegradable, which can be later used as manure by the farmers.
Poonam Bir Kasturi founded DailyDump intending to make home composting a habit in India. Over 50,000 kg of organic waste is saved every day thanks to localized waste management in households, communities, workplaces, and public areas. Its composters, segregation goods, publications, services, and awareness materials encourage individuals to modify their behaviour and mentality to help save the environment.
Poonam Bir Kasturi founded DailyDump to make home composting a habit in India. Over 50,000 kg of organic waste is saved every day thanks to localized waste management in households, communities, workplaces, and public areas. Its composters, segregation goods, publications, services, and awareness materials encourage individuals to modify their behaviour and mentality to help save the environment.
Shayna EcoUnified India
Stepping up for the alarming situation, Shayna Ecounifed has diverted 45 tonnes of plastic waste into tiles that are beautiful and functional. It is acid-proof, heat resistant, antibacterial as well as unbreakable.
He came up with the idea when he encountered that people are aware of the produced waste and wanted to do something to dispose of or re-use it. It started by acquiring the raw materials and then getting them segregated, shredded and combined with the help of technology.
TrashCon, located in Bengaluru, has created technology (TrashBot) that can autonomously separate unsegregated garbage into bio-waste and non-bio waste with a 99.6% accuracy. Non-biowaste is used to create oil, plastic roadways, and interlocking tiles, whereas biowaste is used to make manure and biogas.
They’ve also devised methods for converting non-biodegradable trash into repurposed plywood sheets. Thousands of ragpickers are given dignified work as they turn them into tables, stools, bookshelves, and equipment.
Founded by Amita Deshpande, ReCharkha, a social enterprise based out of Pune, upcycles multi-layered plastic wrappers and bags by spinning it into yarn on a charkha.
reCharkha upcycles waste plastic bags and wrappers using a traditional Charkha and Handloom into beautiful products like bags, mats, potlis, jholas, cutlery kits, storage basket.
Cercle X is a digital technology company powering a marketplace and providing SaaS based solutions for the waste management companies in India. Founded by Vishnu Vardhaan and Divya Shetty, Cercle X continues to redefine the odds and bring exotic sustainable products and solutions to market.
Cercle X has raised Rs 1.9 CR in a seed funding round led by Inflection Point Ventures and has been awarded as Impactful Cleantech Startup of the Year, 2021 by FICCI. The startup was also selected as the Emerging Startup of the year, 2021, by Government of India (MeiTy) NASSCOM & United Nations and is being a partner of the United Nations Global Partnership for Marine Litter (GPML).
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