Growing environmental awareness and personal accountability has led to the rise of several recycling start-ups and services in India. From household products to consumer goods, some services help recycle all kinds of waste.
Below, is a city-wise list, highlighting some of many that you can get in touch with for your recycling needs:
The Recycling Company (Threco)
Specializing in assisting corporations and societies with their recycling needs, they recycle all kinds of waste, including E-waste.
Be it plastic waste, paper, furniture, metal waste, batteries, or e-waste, this Navi Mumbai-based company recycles it all! In fact, they have set up India’s first and only Lithium batteries recycling plant! Now grown into a PAN-India service, they also hold a presence in Pune, Delhi, Chennai & Bangalore.
Specializing in E-waste, this Mumbai-based company is India's first and leading professional E-waste Management Company. They provide multiple services relating to e-waste to MNCs, educational institutions, and more. Expanding their pan-India network gradually, They and also have e-waste drop points all over Mumbai!
With a primary headquarter in Delhi, Green-O-Tech India is a recycling company that helps recycle all kinds of consumer waste, such as paper waste, plastic waste, wooden waste, and more! They also have a presence in Hyderabad & Bangalore.
Based out of New Delhi, Dumpin is a recycling & waste management service that provides a door-to-door collection service of waste. From paper to plastic, they collect it all & work towards refurbishing, recycling & repurposing waste.
A Bangalore-based company, Trashin is an integrated service provider that collects, segregates, manages, and recycles waste. They have worked with organizations like Ultratech Cement, ITC, & more! So far they have diverted almost 8000 tonnes of waste from landfills!
Being the tech hub of India, it is natural that the demand for e-waste recycling is high in Bangalore city. Prakruti recycling specializes in just that! From data wiping to collecting e-waste, they are a certified one-stop.
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Global Waste Recyclers Ltd
This Chennai-based paper recycling organization specializes in collecting paper waste from both households as well as corporate companies. Paper waste makes up almost 25% of landfill waste, and they work towards reducing this environmental pressure by diverting and recycling it effectively.
With an impressive waste collection network that is driven by their mobile app, Paperman foundation connects locals to small & medium waste collectors. Besides being active recyclers (they have recycled almost 100,000kgs of waste!), they also work towards holistic sustainable development by promoting local livelihood and creating grassroot awareness campaigns. They also have an operations network in the USA!
Based out of Gujarat but operating pan-India, this recycling company is a holistic service that recycles all kinds of waste and is a Pollution Control Board authorized waste recycler. From industrial to plastic, paper & metals, their operations are large-scale and highly organized.
Kolkata, West Bengal
This Kolkata-based company operates city-wide to collect all kinds of consumer waste, including e-waste. They work towards recycling and repurposing, with an aim towards 100% landfill diversion.
J S Pigments Pvt Ltd
Claiming to be India’s first E-waste management initiative, JS Pigments is another Kolkata-based, but nationally operating service. They also specialize in metal waste recycling.
Hulladek Recycling Private Limited
A formalized e-waste management company, Hulladek is an all-India service based in Kolkata. Not only do they collect and recycle waste, but also provide certifications to their clients.
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