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.

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

A.H.Md. Maqsood Sinha
Co-Founder and Executive Director

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Iftekhar Enayetullah
Co-Founder and Director
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Click for full view Waste Concern Group is working with government agencies, private sector, international agencies and different communities to reach its mission as widely as possible.
The following companies have joined the group to achieve its common vision:

Waste Concern: A “Not for Profit” research and development arm of Waste Concern Group, focusing on pilot projects on all types of waste and cleaner energy projects (especially solar and bio energy projects).

Waste Concern Consultants: A “For Profit” consulting arm of Waste Concern Group. It provides consultancy and advisory services to low and middle-income countries on waste management (municipal/hazardous/industrial/human excreta), cleaner energy, industrial pollution control, sustainable human settlement planning, energy efficiency, climate change and Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) as well as environmental management.

Waste Concern Baraka Agro Products Ltd: A “For Profit” company under the group promoting organic farming, eco-friendly agriculture as well as organic agro products.

WWR Bio Fertilizer Bangladesh Ltd.: 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 carbon financing.

Matuail Power Ltd. 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 waste to energy projects using no-burn technology such as biogas generation, landfill gas collection and electricity generation. Its working principle is based on a public-private partnership model and carbon financing.

Waste Concern Group conducts research, provides consultation services and project assistance, and supports institutional development and capacity building. Furthermore, it is involved in the innovation and implementation of projects in the fields of:

  • Solid Waste Management & Resource Recovery
  • Clinical and Hazardous Waste Management
  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Environmental Sanitation
  • Community Based Environmental Improvement
  • Municipal Services Planning
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Energy and Waste Audit
  • Industrial Pollution Control
  • Environmental Management System (ISO-14001)
  • Climate Change & Clean Development Mechanism
  • Eco-friendly Agriculture and Organic Farming
  • Laboratory Analysis of Environmental Parameters
  • Energy Efficient Building Design (residential/industrial)and Sustainable Human Settlement Planning
  • Environmental and Socio-economic Studies
  • Business Plan Development for Environmental Projects

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