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A Global First: Compost Plant at Bulta, Roopganj, Greater Dhaka is the First Large-Scale Compost Plant to Receive Carbon Credits Worth Tk. 25.67 lac      new  


Launching of National 3R (Reduce, Reuse and Recycling) Strategy for Waste Management (December 28, 2010 Dhaka, Bangladesh )    new  


Waste Concern knowledge Partner of The HSBC-The Daily Star Climate Award 2010    new  


Waste  Concern receives Clean Dhaka Ward Contest Award 2009 from Dhaka City Corporation (DCC)    new  


 
 

Waste  Concern receives Clean Dhaka Ward Contest Award 2008 from Dhaka City Corporation (DCC)    new  


Seminar on Unlocking Mitigation Potential Through Renewable Energy Technologies in Bangladesh, June 5, 2008   new  


MoU signed between American International School Dhaka and Waste Concern   new  


Waste Concern Provides Pro bono Services to Performance Improvement Project (PIP) under MAT T-2 Programme of the Government of Bangladesh, March 2008


Capacity Building Workshop on Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) under CD4CDM 08-09, April 2008, Dhaka, Bangladesh 


Organic Cotton Produced for The First Time In Bogra, Bangladesh (March 26, 2008) 


Workshop on Hazardous Waste Management (RETA 6361) Jointly Organized by: Department of Environment (DoE) and Waste Concern Support by: Asian Development Bank Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 13, 2008 


News of Waste Concern Published in `UP SIDES’, For further detail of the news see web: www.upsides.nl  March 2008 


Recycling Training Center Starts Operation from March 5, 2008 Katchpur, Dhaka   


Waste Concern’s Recycling Model Using Carbon Financing published in UN-ESCAP’s Economic and Social Survey Report 2008 


Workshop on Community Based Composting Initiative in Kushtia Pourashava February 10, 2008  


Replication of Waste Concern’s Composting Model in Vietnam & Sri Lanka  &  Regional Seminar & Study Visit on Community-based Solid Waste Management
(15- 16 December, 2007), Quy Nhon City, Vietnam 


A Village Becoming Self Sufficient with Its Own Compost Production With the Technical Support from Waste Concern.


Seminar on Solid Waste Management in Bangladesh
Organized by Chemical Engineering Division, The Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh and Waste Concern (November 22, 2007)


Seminar on Cleaner Production Using Environmental Management System (EMS)


Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Signed Between Waste Concern-Baraka Agro Products and Mohipur Agriculture Training Institute (MATI) To Pilot Organic Cotton Production


Certificate Giving Ceremony On Certified Lead Auditors Course On Environmental Management System (EMS)


Waste Concern Receives Environment Award 2007


Source Separation of Waste Launched in Uttara, Dhaka on June 2, 2007


A case study on Waste Concern to be showcased  at Climate Summit, New York City 2007  
for  more information pl. visit http://www.nycclimatesummit.com/casestudies/waste/waste_dhaka.html


Three-Day Long Training Program on Community Based Decentralized Composting for Municipal & NGO Professionals from Vietnam and Sri Lanka held at Dhaka (March 19 to 21, 2007)


UNESCAP assists towns from Sri Lanka and Vietnam replicate Bangladeshi Best Practice in Waste Management


Advanced Environment Management System (EMS) Auditing Course
A capacity building training on Certified Lead Auditors Course on ISO-14001:2004 has been successfully completed during March 5 to 9 2007.


National 3R Workshop
(27-28 February 2007, Dhaka, Bangladesh)
A 2 (two) day long Workshop was jointly organized by Waste Concern in partnership with the Department of Environment (DoE), Ministry of Environment and Forest of the Government of Bangladesh and the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)in Japan.


Co-founders of Waste Concern Invited as Guest Speakers
By the IESE, Business School, University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain

On January 25, 2007, both the co-founders of Waste Concern, Mr. A. H. Md. Maqsood Sinha and Mr Iftekhar Enayetullah were invited by the IESE, Business School of the University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain as special guest speakers to share their experience with the MBA students and faculties.


Case Study On Waste Concern by Stanford University Graduate School of Business  
Graduate School of Business of the Stanford University has prepared a case study on Waste Concern.


Second CDM Project  from Bangladesh Registered with the CDM Executive board of the United  Nations

The second CDM project from Bangladesh entitled “ Composting of Organic Waste in Dhaka” has been registered with the CDM-Executive Board on May 18, 2006. Mentionably, this is the first composting project using CDM globally.


Waste Management and Recycling in Bangladesh 

UNDP is co-sponsoring the Environmentally Sound Technologies (EST) Showcase which is running parallel to the 9th Special Session of the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum 2006 in Dubai. One of the projects that is being showcased is Waste Concern. Waste Concern has won


First Clinic and Agro-based Industry Receives ISO 14001 Certificate with the Technical Assistance from Waste Concern 

The ISO-14001 certificate was given to the country’s two private companies in the health and agriculture sectors for complying with international environmental management standards (EMS).


Faces for the Future
Maqsood Sinha & Iftekhar  Enayetullah, Garbiologists
The New age New Year Special 2006 

They prefer the term ‘garbiologists’, but before Maqsood and Iftehkar revolutionised waste collection and recycling in the capital, friends often jokingly referred to them as ‘garbage men’.


Two CDM Projects from Bangladesh Presented at COP-11/MOP-1
held on Tuesday, December 6, 2005 at 3:00 to 15:00 at the Palais des Congres in Montreal, Canada during the UNFCCC COP11/MOP1

Waste Concern was invited by the secretariat of UNFCCC to show case its experience related to CDM based projects in a side event during the conference. Ms. Sushma Gera, Chairman of CDM Executive Board along with Mr. Richard Kinley, Officer-in-Charge UNFCCC Secretariat graced the event with their presence.


Methodology on Avoided Emissions From Organic Waste Composting Approved by UNFCCC’s CDM Executive Board

CDM Executive Board in its 21st meeting approved the methodology on Avoided Emissions from Organic Waste Composting ( AM 0025) prepared by World Wide Recycling of Netherlands and Waste Concern of Bangladesh.  Full details of methodology is available on following web site: http://cdm.unfccc.int/UserManagement/FileStorage/CDMWF_AM_QJCPKAZRERN51P0POBMSLKXUSMZN5M


First CDM Project from Bangladesh Registered
The first ever CDM project from Bangladesh has been registered with the UNFCCC on September 17, 2005. The project has jointly been prepared by Waste Concern of Bangladesh and World Wide Recycling of the Netherlands.It is only the 20th project to be approved to date by the CDM Executive Board, and in size it is in the top 10 of largest projects. The details of the project are available in the following web site:
http://cdm.unfccc.int/Projects/registered.html


 
 

Ms. Janet Museveni, First Lady of Uganda, paid a visit to Waste Concern
Ms. Janet Museveni, First Lady of Uganda, paid a visit to Waste Concern’s Community Based Composting Project in Dhaka along with her delegation on June 7, 2005


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MOU signed by Waste Concern and WWR 
September 2004, Waste Concern Consultants of Bangladesh and World Wide Recycling  signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), thus reinforcing their mutual commitment to set-up a large scale Recycling Center in Dhaka.


Lanka, Vietnam replicate Bangladesh WM model 


 
   
   
         
 
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