Zero Waste Management: A Sustainable Waste Management Environmental Services Company

By Lilachand Kachara Ponikar ,  CEOChronic disregard for sustainable and scientific treatment has resulted in an ever-increasing pile of municipal solid waste making its way into Indian dumpsites. Many of the older landfills still have a hazardous legacy. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has acknowledged that unlined dumpsites pollute the air and water and pose long term environmental and health risks. Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) 2.0 operational rules require cities with fewer than one million people to eliminate legacy waste sites by March 31, 2023, and cities with more than one million people to rehabilitate existing dumpsites by March 31, 2024.

Playing a pivotal role in the Government's initiative is Zero Waste Management. The company is headquartered in Surat, Gujarat and is India's leading provider of complete waste management and environmental services. Zero Waste Management,through its subsidiaries provides waste collection, transfer, storage, disposal, recycling, and resource recovery services. In addition, the corporation is a major developer, operator, and owner of waste to fuel Gas facilities. Throughout India, Zero Waste Management's customers include commercial, industrial, Municipal Corporations, Nagar Palika, and Gram Panchayat.

"According to the Central Public Health and Environmental Engineering Organization
(2020) up to 1,250 hectares of valuable land are lost in India each year to dispose of municipal solid trash. According to a National Green Tribunal (NGT) assessment, the urban land locked up in India's legacy trash dump sites totals more than 10,000 hectares or roughly 14,500 football fields. Reclaiming existing dumpsites in an environmentally responsible and economically feasible manner is a top goal for local governments throughout India”, informs Lilachand Kachara Ponikar, CEO of Zero Waste Management.

This promising company is now recognized in the industry for the segregation and recycling of municipal solid waste. Zero Waste Management concentrates on giving powerful and dependable ecological administration and responses to firm's 14 million consumers lawfully using and removing waste again through its storage organizations, transfer stations, refocused, and landfills.

Our vision is a world with waste management solutions in place, leading to a cleaner environment, better health, and safety for all forms of life

With a range of offerings that includes IEC Activity, MSW Collection, MSW Projects, MRF Projects, Compost Projects, Biogas Projects, Hazardous Waste Collection, and EPR Activity, Zero Waste Management has established a position for itself as a professional waste management solutions provider.

"Our objective is to be a national MSW management company by collaborating with government, businesses, individuals, and communities to create creative and effective waste management solutions. Our goal is to provide environmentally sustainable recycling services in accordance with the criteria of the central and state pollution control boards”, highlights Lilachand.

Going forward, Zero Waste Management would be constantly reinnovating itself to drive sustainability and devise future ready waste management solutions while at the same time staying relevant to the ever changing market dynamics.

"Our vision is leading to a cleaner environment, better health, and safety for all forms of life; a world where environmental conservation is prioritized, and where every individual and business takes responsibility for recycling waste in an appropriate manner” concludes Lilachand.