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

S.M. Imamul Haq, Soil Scientist, Ph.D., Advisor
ATM Nurul Amin, Development Economist, Ph.D., Advisor
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
Shahnawaz Sinha, Chemical-Environmental Engineer, Ph.D., Consultant
S. Rumi Saifullah, Industrial Engineer, Consultant
Md. Nazmul Hasan, Mechanical Engineer, Consultant
Md. Fazlur Rahman, Structural Engineer, Consultant