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Eco-Konnectors assist in waste management at homes and events


Introduction

Eco-Konnectors help organisations and homes manage their waste in an efficient manner.

Product or concept

  • They educate and guide people regarding best practises in waste segregation and composting.
  • Help event/function organizers in efficient disposal of waste generated.

Problem being solved

Lack of knowledge/efficiency in source segregation of waste at homes, offices and events.

Process or technology involved

  • For events:

Educate caterers and cleaners – large portion of waste generated is food.

  • Homes and Events:

Segregation of biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste.

  • Biodegradable waste sent to Greater Chennai Corporation’s composting unit.
  • Non-biodegradable waste sent to private recycling units.

Sustainability benefits

  • Reduces quantity of waste ending up in landfills.
  • Source segregation reduces one's carbon footprint.
  • Awareness through education – regarding the environmental benefits of segregation at source.

User segments that will benefit

  • Event Management Firms
  • Residential Complexes
  • Educational Institutions

People or organizations involved

Co: Eco-Konnectors

People: C.R. Ashok, Ganga Sridhar, Sumitra Srikanth, K.L Bala

Innovations or USPs

  • All the founders have more than a decade of experience related to waste management measures.
  • Their key focus and strength lies in solid waste management and resource conservation.

Related engineering, science or business topics

  • Waste Management
  • Bio-resource Conservation
  • Education

Awards & recognitions

  • They have successfully organised 3 zero waste functions – out of which 2 were weddings in Chennai.
  • Helped a temple manage the waste generated during peak festival time.

Who can contribute or get involved?

  • Event management companies
  • School management
  • NGOs working in waste management
  • Residential complexes
  • Temple function organisers

Other interesting highlights

Currently guiding students of five schools in Chennai regarding the waste management principles and sustainable development.


Offer Services in:

Chennai Area

Videos

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How a Landfill Works

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Know more about the people behind this

Zero-waste, a new component in event planning : The article talks about how Eco Konnectors manage events in a sustainable manner.

Devoted to the cause of sustainability : The article looks into how Eco-Konnectors help temples manage waste responsibly.

Make a visit to get a first-hand experience

Eco-Konnectors Awareness Centre : You can contact them via email to understand the activities and programs being held by the founders.

Involve yourself/participate in activities

Purchase the product/solution

Connect with experts

Saahas Zero Waste : Saahas Zero Waste has been in the field of waste management for the past 17 years.

Kabadiwalla Connect : Mapping, digitisation and collection of solid waste from homes using existing informal sector infrastructure.

Experiment through do-it-yourself projects

How to Manage and Compost Kitchen Waste at Home : Explained in Five Easy Steps. : The video shows how one can segregate and compost wet waste at homes in 5 simple steps.

Revolutionising Waste Management & Recycling in India - Hasiru Dala Innovations : The video takes a look at how waste segregation at homes can empower the city to be start thinking sustainably.

Complete Guide to Setup DIY Composting System Inside Apartment Communities : The article lists different choices apartment communities have in composting and reducing waste at the premises.

Go Green: How To Start Creating Sustainable Events : Adopting sustainable means and methods while organising events.

Learn more

What is Waste Management? : The article provides insight about the different ways waste is currently managed in our cities.

Top 4 Waste Disposal Methods and How They Work : The article describes the different ways waste is disposed off in cities.

15 Things You Didn't Know About The Waste Management Industry : This video explores 15 interesting facts about the waste management industry.

Dear Chennai, do you know what happens to your waste? Nothing : The article talks about the plight of the landfills and the waste management situation in Chennai.