Department of Environment (DoE) under the Ministry of Environment and Forests of the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) has awarded Waste Concern with Environment Award 2007 in the category of Research and Development of Innovative Technologies and its Applications. This is the first ever Environment Award introduced by the Government of Bangladesh for out standing contribution in improvement and protection of environment.
Honorable advisor to the Ministry of Environment and Forest Dr. C. S. Karim handed over the award to Waste Concern on June 5, 2007 at the Osmani Memorial Hall on the occasion of World Environment Day in Bangladesh
Other recipients are the Environmental Lawyers’ Association (Bela), Globeleq and Bara Dai Casto Ganga Jalmale Committee
Representatives from the four award recipient organization a re seen standing in a group photo along with the advisor, secretary of MoEF, Director of General of DoE and representative from FAO
Iftekhar Enayetullah, co-founder of Waste Concern explaining Waste Concern’s activity to Honorable advisor to the Ministry of environment and Forest (MoEF) Dr. C. S. Karim and secretary of the MoEF