About 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. Waste Concern Group has been founded by A.H.Md. Maqsood Sinha, a professional architect-urban planner, and Iftekhar Enayetullah, a civil engineer-urban planner.

Waste Concern aims to:

- Improve the environment by promoting waste recycling activities in the country
- Conduct research and experiments regarding solid waste management, recycling, clinical and hazardous waste management, waste water treatment, as well as organic farming.
- Develop community--private sector--municipal partnerships towards the improvement of the urban environment
- Create job opportunities by promoting the recycling of waste.


A.H.Md. Maqsood Sinha

Co-Founder and Executive Director

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Iftekhar Enayetullah

Co-Founder and Director

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Waste Concern is active in the following fields:

- Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery
- Clinical and Hazardous Waste Management
- Waste Water Treatment
- Community Based Environmental Improvement
- Urban Environmental Management
- Municipal Services Planning
- Environmental Impact Assessment
- Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)
- Climate Change & Clean Development Mechanism
- Organic Farming
- Laboratory Testing Facility

Advisors/ Consultants

Md. Reazuddin, Chemist, Consultant
S.M. Imamul Haq, Soil Scientist, Ph.D., Consultant
ATM Nurul Amin, Development Economist, Ph.D., Advisor
Shahnawaz Sinha, Chemical-Environmental Engineer, Ph.D., Consultant
Nurul Islam, Mass Communication Specialist, Former Diplomat of Bangladesh and UN Civil Servant, Advisor
Ijaz Hossain, Chemical Engineer, Ph.D, Advisor
Md. Mujibur Rahman, Civil-Environmental Engineer, Ph.D, Advisor
S. Rumi Saifullah, Industrial Engineer, Consultant
Md. Nazmul Hasan, Mechanical Engineer, Consultant
Md. Fazlur Rahman, Structural Engineer, Consultant