Our Services

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    Urban Waste
    Management

    Hyderabad’s first total waste solution for housing societies and corporate offices that covers organic waste and the entire range of recyclables

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    Recycling
    Pickup

    Scheduled, reliable and professional one-point pickup for all your recyclables at competitive prices and handled in an eco-friendly manner

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    Consulting
    & CSR

    Professional, hands-on support from our senior staff in designing and implementing your organization’s environmental project

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Urban Waste Management

Our Urban Waste Management solution includes professional doorstep collection of waste, scientific on-site processing of organic waste, and recycling of dry waste, reducing the waste out of the gate by up to 90%.

Benefits include:

  • Greener footprint: reduceup to 90% of waste that would normally be dumped and know your waste is finding a green endpoint
  • Hassle free: we've developed a flyless, odorless process to manage your organic waste
  • Get compost: we provide a portion of the compost back to you for use on your gardens
  • Citizen engagement: residents or employees can learn in person about composting, recycling and other green initiatives
  • Regulatory compliance: comply with the upcoming Municipal Solid Waste regulation, MSW 2015

Our nutrient-packed Sanjeevini Compost also retails on Amazon - grab yours today!

Get in touch at +91 9848622544 or email us at the link below.

Contact us to identify a better solution for your waste

Recycling Pickup

Our Recycling Pickup offers professional direct-to-doorstep recyclable for manufacturers, corporate campuses, housing societies and more.

What we collect: paper and derivatives (e.g. carton), plastic, glass, Tetra Pak, metal, E-waste and even less common waste items such as motor oil!

What we don't collect: hazardous waste, sanitary waste, cloth, wood

Why us?

  • Seamless pickup: we pick-up at your scheduled time, with no hassle to you
  • Responsiveness: if you have any issues, we’re a call away
  • Earn money: your waste is processed in an eco-friendly manner by workers receiving fair compensation
  • Go green: our network of green recycler ensures your waste finds the best home possible

Get in touch at +91 9848622544 or email us at the link below.

Email us to schedule pickup or learn more

Consulting & CSR

We offer advisory services and implementation support for organizations and individuals seeking to establish environmental programs and/or infrastructure.

Our advisory services are led by only our management team, meaning you get high-quality service from individuals with years of corporate and waste management experience.

A few example projects include:

  • Program design and content creation for an education NGO seeking to teach school children the concepts of waste management
  • In-depth waste audit for a fast food company
  • Composting setup design for a housing society

Get in touch at +91 9848622544 or email us at the link below.

Email us to learn more

Impact

1,500+

tons of waste averted from dumpsites

820+

tons of CO2 averted

17,000+

households served

600+

waste pickers reached

People

Team

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Rob Whiting

Managing Director

Rob directs WVI’s overall strategy and operations. He is a former consultant with The Boston Consulting Group, and brings experience across Asia and Africa from organizations including TechnoServe and USAID. Rob graduated from Vanderbilt University, where he was an Ingram Scholar and Keegan Traveling Fellow.

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Roshan Miranda

Director

Roshan leads WVI's urban waste management and recycling work in Hyderabad. Roshan brings previous strategy experience with The Boston Consulting Group, where he was based in Houston, Texas. He has a Ph.D. in Developmental Biology from Baylor College of Medicine and is a native of Bangalore.

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Mathangi Swaminathan

Associate Director

Mathangi leads WVI's Urban Waste Management vertical. She graduated from the Indian School of Business and has worked in technology companies across India and South East Asia. She brings experience from the social sector, including organizations such as Ashoka.

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Srikanth Soni

Manager

Srikanth leads WVI's manufacturer-facing recycling business. He brings experience in industry operations from Larsen & Tubro and a background in the startup space with Ubitous Information Systems. Srikanth is a graduate of KITS Warangal, where he studied Mechanical Engineering and was even the university's radio DJ.

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M.Anjaneyulu

Finance Associate

Anjaneyulu is responsible for WVI's finance and administration. He brings over 9 years of experience in finance and field operations, having previously worked for BASIX as a field executive and as an accountant with a major logistics company. He is a graduate of Andhra University.

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Tasha Russman

Human Capital Lead

Tasha directs WVI's recruiting and people strategy. She is a founding member of The Difference Group, a social enterprise talent agency, and has worked across numerous social enterprises including Impact Hub in Mexico City and Grey Matters in Hyderabad. She is a graduate from Scripps College, Claremont.

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Nagaraju Tejvat

Project Officer

Nagaraju directs our Nalgonda project site. He brings previous management experience with Nokia and is a graduate of Osmania University

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Ravi Kumar

Marketing Lead

Ravi heads WVI’s Tetra Pak collection work and warehouse operations in Hyderabad. He brings previous experience as a Marketing Officer at Reliance and has extensive experience managing informal workers.

 

Board & Advisors

This is backed with proven experience on the board and advisors

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Parag Gupta

Founder of Waste Ventures India

Founder of Waste Ventures Consortium, including Waste Ventures India, its management company Waste Capital Partners, and Waste Ventures Charities. Previously at the World Economic Forum and Bridgespan. He is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School and University of Chicago.

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Vijay Mahajan

Founder/CEO of BASIX

Founder of BASIX, which promotes livelihoods of more than 2 million low-income individuals

Founded over 25 social enterprises focused on livelihoods

Advisor to the Govt of India, Reserve Bank of India, and NABARD

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Amitabha Sadangi

CEO of IDE-India

CEO of IDE-India which creates technology such as treadle pumps and drip irrigation for micro-farmers

Recipient of numerous awards including the Ashden Award, Skoll Award, Gates Funding, and Acumen Fund investment

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Adrien Couton

Partner and Lead of Water & Sanitation, Dalberg

Formerly CEO of Naandi Water, a leading Indian NGO focused on providing potable water to rural communities

Manager, Water and Sanitation Portfolio at Acumen Fund

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Payal Randhawa

Solid waste management expert, entrepreneur

12+ years’ experience in social enterprise in India, including serving as Executive Director of National Association of Social Enterprises, India

Served as Director of social entrepreneurship portfolio at the Nand & Jeet Khemka Foundation

Awards

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All of India 3rd Best Municipality

(Cities <400,000 population)

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Andhra Pradesh 2nd Best Waste Management System

(Cities <400,000 population)

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50 Game Changing Green Businesses

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Green Leaf Awards 2015 1st place - Best SWM project

Supporters

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Partners

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We are revolutionizing solid waste management.

This means lots of work, lots of responsibility, and lots of tangible change. We are creative with our solutions, tenacious in our approach, and see the fruit of our labor every day.

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We have high expectations & care for your success.

We believe that high expectations give rise to high quality work. Our team is small, agile, and hands out as much responsibility as you can take. Our job is to make your success possible, and yours is to make it happen.

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We are always improving.

Surprising as it may seem, we're not perfect. We are constantly improving as an organization and as individuals, and facilitate this process informally day-to-day and through formal feedback sessions, our mentorship program, and monthly trainings.

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We have (a lot of) fun.

Friday afternoon beers, company retreats, team dinners over games of Mafia and pranking anyone who’s left their laptop unguarded are all staples of our culture. If you’re going to be in a trash business, these are the people to do it with.

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