Waste Ventures India averts up to 90% of waste from dumpsites and produces nutrient-rich organic compost
We, at Waste Venture India, are scientific in approach, reliable in execution and transparent in pricing
Waste Ventures India's Tetra Pak recycling initiative reduces cartons to the dumpsite and increases waste picker income up to 20%
Does your apartment building or corporate campus need a conscious solution for garbage? 'SwachhWorks' is Hyderabad’s first total waste solution for private bulk generators, including large housing societies, corporate offices and university campuses.
Have a lot of recyclables at your business or household and want to get rid of it AND get paid? Our Recycling Pickup & Processing service offers on-time, professional recyclables pick-up you can count on.
Are you a city or state leader seeking a sustainable and affordable waste management solution for your city? Our Municipal Waste Management service specializes in small city solutions.
Waste Venture India's 'SwachhWorks' solution includes professional doorstep collection of waste, scientific and eco-friendly on-site processing of organic waste (e.g. kitchen waste), and recycling of dry/recyclable waste, reducing the waste out of the gate by up to 90%. We can also complement your existing collection system with a tailored solution.
Benefits of our Urban Waste Management service include:
Waste Venture India's Recycling Pickup & Processing service offers responsive and reliable recyclable pickup direct to your doorstep for a variety of dry waste. If you are a manufacturer, corporate, university or even a consumer with a large volume of dry waste, we offer two options 1) direct sale to WVI, 2) donate your waste.
Our service is professionalizing the informal sector for greater livelihood and environmental impact, linking waste pickers and scrap dealers to multinational companies. We collect a variety of dry waste types, and are the official partner of Tetra Pak India for collecting and recycling post-consumer Tetra Pak in Telangana.
Benefits to the customer:
Waste Venture India's Municipal Waste Management (MWM) service helps small cities (100k – 500k population) do something responsible about their waste and comply with national waste regulations. Our standard service includes collections and processing of both organic and dry waste, and monetizing the byproducts (typically compost and recyclables) to support operations and increase affordability to the municipality.
Our Municipal Waste Management service stands out
Other municipalities have already found our service impactful: "The quality of service and engagement from Waste Ventures has been first-rate." --MG Gopal, IAS, Principal Secretary, TelanganaGet in touch to learn more
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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.
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.
Ashish manages WVI's recycling work in Hyderabad. He is a Teach For India alum with previous experience at Oracle. Ashish is a graduate of IIT-Kharagpur with a focus in Civil Engineering.
Praveen is responsible for the operations of WVI's municipal project sites. He has over 10 years of experience in operations and finance. Before WVI, Praveen worked in the microfinance sector with BASIX as a field manager. He has an MBA with finance focus from Andhra University.
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.
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.
Gokul supports the marketing of WVI’s organic compost and Hyderabad urban waste management services. He brings a product-focused background as a former engineer with Apple and other tech companies. He is a graduate of NIT-Karnataka, University of Southern California and is a native to Andhra Pradesh
Nagaraju directs our Nalgonda project site. He brings previous management experience with Nokia and is a graduate of Osmania University
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.
This is backed with proven experience on the board and advisors
Founder of Waste Ventures Consortium, including Waste Ventures India, its management company Waste Capital Partners, and Waste Ventures Charities. Previously at the WorldEconomic Forum and Bridgespan. He is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School and University of Chicago.
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
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
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
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
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(Jan. 12, 2012)
All of India 3rd Best Municipality
(Cities <400,000 population)
Andhra Pradesh 2nd Best Waste Management System
(Cities <400,000 population)
50 Game Changing Green Businesses
Green Leaf Awards 2015 1st place - Best SWM project
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.
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.
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.
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.