Turning garbage into resources | Iftekhar Enayetullah & Maqsood Sinha | TEDxDhaka

23/02/2015 12:21:06

They call themselves professional 'garbiologists', they turn garbage into reusable materials and products at an industrial scale. They are expanding it globally starting off from Bangladesh.

Iftekhar Enayetullah, a civilenvironmental engineer, urban-planner, and Maqsood Sinha, an architect, urban-planner are co-founders of Waste Concern. They have been working and also conducting research and managing projects in the fields of solid waste management, industrial pollution control, urban environmental management, clean energy, inclusive business development and social innovation for more than twenty-two years. They are actively involved in planning, designing and implementation of several decentralised waste management projects in Bangladesh as well as in Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and Nepal. Recently, they have been involved in designing, financing and implementation of Clean Development Mechanism CDM projects based waste management and energy projects in Bangladesh and other developing countries.

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sajal mahamud

Both are very aggresive to solve this problem that we all know open secret of waste2energy.

19/04/2016
FailingUniversity

I watched this last year and thought it was a great talk.

Currently reading Michael Porter's Harvard Academic article on 'Creating Shared Value' and he mentioned them!!!

Awesome stuff.

03/11/2015
Masiur Shah

good job thank u sir i m dreaming of a clean bangladesh

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