ArSta eco: Integrating Clean Technology with Traditional Techniques
Shankar M K
Founder and Director
Shankar M K, an ex-Microsoft employee was quick enough to sense an opportunity in this development. Cashing on this opportunity, Shankar established ArSta eco Pvt. Ltd., an eco company set up with the mission to build and integrate modern
ArSta eco’s core competency lies in the efforts it makes towards making positive environmental impact
India produces in excess of 500 Million tons per year of agricultural residue and little use is made of this residual waste matter. ArSta eco has developed an integrated technology process model to efficiently convert the Agri residue into clean, solid and gaseous energy sources and organic biochar. “At ArSta eco, we have developed our own technology where we thermally degrade the products to produce Carbon, Vinegar and Gas. The carbon generated is a good agri substrate, known popularly as biochar. It is one of the most wanted material which plays a crucial role by acting as a water retention agent, reducing water consumption in horticulture and agriculture by
ArSta eco’s core competency lies in the efforts it makes towards making positive environmental impact. A true eco company, ArSta eco is a carbon negative firm which has been successful in producing products that don't have any impact on environment. Today, ArSta eco has already established a niche in the sector with its unique offerings of Charcoal Briquettes, Coconut Shell Charcoal, single Use Charcoal Grill, Clean Energy and Bio Grow across the globe including Europe, US and Korea. “Our products stand-out in the market because they are environmental-friendly and they perform better than other products in the market. We are endorsed by the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund as a company that works against deforestation and are partnered with World Champion of Barbecue, called Barbecue Weasel, a Cococabana product,” adds Shankar.
In the coming years, the company plans to first stabilize its existing brand Cococabana in the European market. Having paved its path through the Middle East and South America markets, in future ArSta eco plans to establish presence and build some brand value across the markets of North America.