Waste management has become the need of the hour globally. Many countries have been making efforts to bring forth the much-needed change with new policies and laws.
Regulations have been launched by governments to ensure that the environment is being maintained.
While it is the responsibility of the governments to regulate laws, many entrepreneurs have launched their eWaste startups that are helping the environment in the best way possible.
Speaking of the Indian market, there are many companies that are working in this segment. However, these are the 5 most popular eWaste management startups in India.
GEM Enviro Management Private Limited
GEM is a Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) formed to facilitate recycling of all kinds of packaging waste and thus contribute towards a cleaner and greener environment. The company specializes in the collection and aggregation of all packaging waste in a professional and organized manner.
GEM is backed by Ganesha Ecosphere Limited, which is the largest PET recycling company in India with a turnover of USD 100 million, for PET waste recycling and marketing and branding of the recycled yarn.
Namo eWaste Management Ltd.
Namo eWaste is an e-waste recycling facility that works towards the sustainable disposal of e-waste to ensure a clean and healthy environment.
The company was founded by Akshay Jain, a mechanical engineer by education who was inspired by the sustainable recycling mechanism which he witnessed in the UK during his studies
Skrap is an environmental sustainability firm that helps businesses and brands adopt sustainable practices and zero waste solutions.
Divya Ramachandran founded a sustainable startup, Skrap in 2017 with the aim of helping organizations, offices, gatherings, and events in Mumbai implement zero waste and eco-friendly solutions.
Saahas Zero Waste
Saahas Zero Waste focuses on providing end-to-end waste management solutions to bulk waste generators. The company offers consultancy services to plan and design a waste management facility for new & existing properties.
ExtraCarbon was founded by Gaurav Joshi in 2013. The company provides an on-demand ‘kabadiwala’ service that collects recyclable waste from homes and commercial areas. Its mission is to reduce carbon footprint through engagement from the community, brands & government.