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

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 civil/environmental 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.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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