Waste Concern

Prepare Interactive User’s Manual on Decentralized Composting and Paper on Financing, Up-scaling & Replication of Community-based Solid Waste Management

Client United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), Bangkok, Thailand Description of work: The UNESCAP project on Solid Waste Management, under the supervision of the Chief of the Poverty Reduction Section (Poverty and Development Division), has adapted the innovative community-based composting model of Waste Concern (Bangladesh), and is currently testing […]

Inventory of Hazardous Waste in Bangladesh

Client    ADB/DOE   Description of work:     Preparation of an inventory of Hazardous Waste in Bangladesh.   Activities performed: i) Updated the inventory of hazardous wastes, as a basis to formulate the hazardous wastes management regulation; ii) Reviewed the present studies on hospital wastes and lead batteries, as well as POPs  iii) Identified key […]

Development of an Interactive User’s Manual on Community-Based Solid Waste Management

Client    UNESCAP   Description of work:     Preparation of an interactive user’s manual on community-based solid waste management as well as a research paper on carbon trading and financing options for SWM.   Activities performed: Prepared an interactive user’s manual on community-based solid waste management approach of Waste Concern. Prepared a research paper on […]

Technical Support to the Staffs of Better Business to Improve Physical & Environmental Condition of Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs)

Client: Swisscontact- Katalyst   Objectives of the Project: The main objective of this assignment is to provide technical support for improvement of the working condition of SMEs located at old part of Dhaka   Description of work:  Most of the time SMEs in Bangladesh do not comply with healthy and environmental-friendly practices in their workplaces.  The […]

Managing Hazardous Waste

Location: Bangladesh   Name of Client: Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila, Philippines   Project Background: In many developing countries, including Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and India, increased economic activity causes negative impacts on the environment. Economic activities associated with industry, agriculture, health services, and other service sectors generate chemical and hazardous wastes, which if left unmanaged, can lead […]

Promotion of Organic Cotton in Bangladesh

Partners:  Bangladesh Cotton Development Board, Government of Bangladesh: Waste Concern – Baraka Agro Products, Bangladesh, and a social business enterprise: Waste Concern, Bangladesh, a not for profit research organization: People Tree UK, a social business enterprise: Mohipur Agriculture Training Institute (MATI), Bogra, Bangladesh: Description of work: Waste Concern, for the first time in Bangladesh took an […]

Technical Advisory Services for the Implementation of the Community based Composting Project in Bangladesh

Client:  Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)  Description of work:   Construction of one community-based composting plant (1.5 ton capacity) in Kushtia Municipality in Bangladesh integrated with house-to-house waste collection. Green house gas emission reduction from the project will also evaluated along promotion of source separation of waste in the municipality. Waste Concern shall carry out […]