Preparation for Environmentally Sound Management of Mercury Containing Lighting Sources with a Life-Cycle Approach

Client: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Description of work:

Under this assignment WCC will update the guidelines on the management of used compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), prepare the national management plan to implement the guidelines and update the legal framework for environmentally sound management of mercury waste for Bangladesh.

Location: Bangladesh

Period: May 2018 to November 2018

Consultancy Services for Landscape and Renovation Work for Savar Residential Campus of BRAC University (sanitation, wastewater, rain water harvesting and solid waste component)

Client: Bengal Abashan Design & Research Limited / BRAC

Description of work:

Under this assignment Waste Concern Consultants is responsible for baseline survey of solid waste, liquid waste (black and gray water) and rain water generated within the BRAC University campus at Savar. Based on the survey responsible for preparation of design and estimate for decentralized waste water treatment system ( for black and grey water), solid waste recycling system and rainwater harvesting system for the campus.  Provide top supervision during construction work. Prepare O& M manual for the decentralized waste water treatment

Location: Bangladesh

Period: November 2017 to June 2018

3R (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) Pilot Initiative to Reduce the Impact of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) in Dhaka and Chittagong Cities (Phase 1)

Client: Department of Environment (DOE), GoB

Description of work:

Under this project Waste Concern Consultants (WCC) will provide the following technical supports:

-Prepare detailed technical architectural and structural design drawing for the construction of 2 (two) compost plants, 1 (one) in Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and 1 (one) in Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC).

-Prepare detailed technical architectural and structural design drawing for the construction of 4 (four) Transfer Stations for municipal solid waste, 2 (two) in DNCC area and 2 (two) in DSCC area.

-Assist DoE to carryout capacity building training and income generating activities. Develop awareness generating materials for DoE to carryout awareness generation programs on waste recycling, composting and segregation of waste for citizens, local NGOs, CBOs and private sectors.

-Support DOE to link the project under the existing 64 District CDM project of the Government.

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Period: September 2016 to June 2019

Programmatic CDM Project Using Municipal Organic Waste of Towns (City Corporations/Municipalities) in Bangladeshse

Client: Department of Environment, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of Bangladesh

Description of work:

Under this project Waste Concern Consultants is providing technical advice to the DoE to prepare the Program of Activities (PoA) and CPA for programmatic CDM project for 64 districts of Bangladesh. Responsible for preparation of design as well as cost estimate of compost plants, waste collection system, biogas plants, and transfer stations. Preparation of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) documents. Preparation of Initial Environmental Examination (IEE)/Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) reports for compost plants/landfills under the project. Capacity building of municipal officials and private sector plant operator during implementation of the project.

Location:  Bangladesh

Period: June 2011 to June 2019

Consultancy Services for Sanitation and Solid Waste Management under the DDS Consultant, Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project (CTEIP)

Client: ADB/LGED

Description of work:

Under this project Waste Concern Consultants and Borda Ltd. are responsible as sub-consultant of Eptisa Engineering for i) finalization of sub-projects for implementation (integrated sanitation and solid waste management), ii) preparation of detailed Engineering Design Reports, inclusive of preparation of the specifications, cost estimate, drawings and bill of quantities (for the identified sub-projects (community/public sanitation, Fecal Sludge Management and SWM) and iii) supporting the DDS Consultants on preparation of bidding documents, DDR and IEE/EIA reports for the selected interventions for implementation.

Location: Bangladesh

Period: June 2011 to June 2018

Consultancy Services for Disposal of Empty Pesticide Containers

Client: USAID Agro-Inputs Project (AIP)/CNFA

Description of work:
Under this assignment Waste Concern Consultants is responsible for laboratory testing and data collection regarding use and disposal of empty pesticide containers. Data derived from this research shall be used to identify viability used pesticide container management pilot project.

Location: Bangladesh

Period: August 2016 to October 2016

Pro-poor and Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Secondary Cities and Small Towns

Client: UNESCAP, Thailand

Description of work:
a) Providing advice/guidance in participating towns in refining and operationallizing Integrated Resource Recovery Center (IRRC) approach.
b) Providing advice/guidance in participating cities on developing town wide strategy on municipal solid waste management based on up-scaling of IRRC, recover capital costs through carbon credits/NAMA
c) Piloting of co-composting technology in one city for management of human excreta
d) Piloting of biogas to electricity and bio diesel technology
e) Organizing of training programs on solid waste management, sanitation, business plan preparation, CDM for local government and NGOs/private sector of Asia and the Pacific Region.

Location: Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Cambodia & Indonesia

Period: November 2009 to April 2016

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

Client: CWASA/The World Bank

Description of work:

Under this project Waste Concern Consultants is providing Senior Solid Waste and Sanitation Expert for the national and international consultants team (Grontmij, Aqua and IWM), for preparation of strategy, action plan and master plan for solid waste and faecal sludge management sub-component of the project. Providing input for design of a pilot faecal sludge treatment plant as well as collection option of faecal sludge. Moreover, also responsible for preparation of business plan for faecal sludge management. Also responsible for identification of solid waste management projects for collection, storage, transportation, recycling and disposal of solid waste as well as sanitation projects and prepare capital cost and operational cost of different projects for financing by the World Bank

Location: Bangladesh

Period: January 2015 to June 2017