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Waste Concern

Waste Concern was founded in 1995 with the motto “ Waste is a Resource”. Later Waste Concern Group was formed to achieve a common vision to contribute towards waste recycling, environmental improvement, renewable energy, poverty reduction through job creation, and sustainable development.Waste Concern Group is a Social Business Enterprise (SBE) comprising both “For Profit” and “Not-for Profit” enterprises.

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Waste Concern Consultants

Waste Concern Consultants is a leading consultancy firm based in Bangladesh, providing consulting services and project assistance since  2000. Waste Concern and Waste Concern Consultants are sister organizations with a common vision  to contribute to poverty reduction,waste recycling,environmental improvement and sustainable development.

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WWR Bio Fertilizer Bangladesh Ltd

WWR Bio Fertilizer Bangladesh Ltd. is a “For Profit” joint venture company of Waste Concern and World Wide Recycling BV of the Netherlands. It is working as an investor and operator for organic waste recycling projects through composting. Its working principle is based on public-private partnership model and CDM.

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  • Waste Concern Honored
    Waste Concern Honored

    Waste Concern Honored by  “ The Purpose Economy” A. H. Md. Maqsood Sinha  &  Iftekhar  Enayetullah Waste Concern, Bangladesh Co-founders of Waste Concern, Bangladesh are included in the list of 100 Asian pioneers of purpose...

    Fifth HSBC-Star Climate Awards
    Fifth HSBC-Star Climate Awards

    The fifth HSBC-The Daily Star Climate Awards was launched yesterday with the aim of encouraging individuals and organisations that are working towards preserving the environment and showing people a way to tackle climate change risks....

  • Faecal Sludge Management
    Faecal Sludge Management

    Under this project Waste Concern Consultants is responsible as sub-consultant of Hifab International AB for review of existing data on solid waste for selected cities and towns as well as identification of gaps in the...

    Slaughter House Waste Management
    Slaughter House Waste Management

    Waste Concern Consultants is providing technical support to assess the slaughter house waste management using biogas technology at Gazipur City Corporation and providing practical solution to improve the operational efficiency and bio-slurry management system.

    Compost Plant to Receive Carbon Credits
    Compost Plant to Receive Carbon Credits

    A Global First: Compost Plant at Bulta, Roopganj, Greater Dhaka is the First Large-Scale Compost Plant to Receive Carbon Credits Worth Tk. 25.67 lac The Asia Pacific Carbon Fund (APCF) of the Asian Development Bank...

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Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery

Integrated Resource Recovery Center (IRRC)
IRRC suitable for small and medium sized town. 85-90% of the incoming waste from the community can be converted into a economic resource (such as compost, biogas, recyclables, Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF). In partnership with UN-ESCAP, WCC is replicating this project in many secondary cities and small towns in Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Cambodia & Indonesia. In partnership with the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) and international development partners and bank replicating IRRC model in 64 Districts of Bangladesh.

Integrated Landfill & Resource Recovery Center (ILRRC)
WCC Initiated the concept of ILRRC coastal towns in Bangladesh with the support from      ADB and Local Government and Engineering Department (LGED). ILRRC is initiated to      tackle the problem of pollution and land crisis for waste disposal in a scientific way. The      concept of Public Private Partnership (PPP) is give special focus to make waste       management a sustainable business. Both Solid Waste & Faecal Sludge can be managed      in these ILRRC.

Energy Recovery from Waste
Conducting R&D in collaboration with Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) for to look at the opportunity of generating energy biogas from slaughter house waste, municipal waste, faecal sludge. Conducted study on solid Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) Production from soiled plastic, fabric and paper as a substitute of coal.

Waste Management for Low-income Settlements and Rural Areas
Helping poor communities with low cost simple solutions to solve waste and sanitation problem. Promoting low cost simple Barrel Type Composting in slums in Bangladesh.

Environmental Sanitation and Faecal Sludge Management

Preparation of Sanitation and Drainage Improvement Strategy and Master Plan Project for the City of Chittagong

Sanitation Action Plan for 30 Municipalities of Bangladesh and Technology Demonstration on Faecal. Sludge Management under Third Urban Governance and Infrastructure Improvement Project.

Sanitation Plan for Four Coastal Towns under Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement Project.

Preparation of Sanitation Master Plan for Eight Towns in Bangladesh.

Pilot Projects on Solid Waste Management of Environmental Sanitation, Hygiene and Water Supply in Urban Slums and Fringes.

Design of faecal sludge collection and treatment system for secondary towns of Bangladesh.Design of eco-toilets for several towns.

Design of waste water treatment and management system for pesticide formulation factory, tea garden and pathological laboratory. Design of waste water treatment system for secondary

Industrial Pollution and Environmental Management System

Prepared Environmental Plan for industries.

Promote and Support ISO 14001 (EMS) Among Business Sector in Bangladesh. Environmental auditing for several industries.

Development of environmental management system (EMS) for different industries leading to ISO-14001 certification.

Industrial pollution control, monitoring and abatement system.

Industrial Waste Management.

Environmental Plan for Selected Industries

Clinical and Hazardous Waste Management

Natoinal Stiudy on the Disposal of Empty Pesticide Containers in Bangladesh.
Preparation of Inventory of Hazardous Waste in Bangladesh
Design of hospitals and clinical waste management system in clinics and hospitals in Dhaka
Development of bio-medical waste management manual for hospital and clinics in Bangladesh
Study on lead-acid battery recycling in Bangladesh
Development of environmental management system for hospitals and clinics.
Feasibility Study for the Establishment and Operation of a Common/ Central Treatment Facility (CTF) for Health Care Waste in Pokhara City, Nepal under Public Private Partnerships (PPP) Arrangements

Environmental Impact Assessment

Assess the Economic and Environmental Impact of Irrigation by Using More Efficient Pumps with Better Installation Technique.
Preparation of initial environmental examination (IEE) and environmental impact assessment (EIA) reports for landfill gas recovery and electricity generation, composting and several urban infrastructure projects.
Conducted stakeholders meetings regarding infrastructural projects to discuss environmental implications.

Industrial Pollution Mitigation and Environmental Management System

Environmental Plan for industries.
Promote and Support ISO 14001 (EMS) Among Business Sector in Bangladesh
Environmental auditing for industries.
Development of environmental management system (EMS) for different industries leading to ISO-14001 certification.
Industrial pollution control, monitoring and abatement system.

Energy Efficient Building Design and Sustainable Human Settlement Planning

Designed ecological village  based on 3R principal in Bangladesh.
Designed energy efficient industrial buildings in Bangladesh
Designed landscape for various industrial building, residential and institutional buildings.
Developed manual for low-income settlement planning
Preparation of physical plan for several towns.
Designed  rain water harvesting for several  waste recycling facilities

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