Leading waste management and recycling company, NEPRA Resource Management Pvt Ltd was conferred with prestigious ‘GARBAGE GURU AWARD 2019’ at the function organised on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Father of Nation – Mahatma Gandhi. Mr. Sandeep Patel, CEO, NEPRA Resource Management Pvt Ltd received this prestigious award on behalf of the company for being a leader in the dry waste management and recycling businesses in India. Honourable President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind was Chief Guest at the event.
NEPRA embarked on the journey from Ahmedabad 11 years back with the motto “Zero Waste To Landfills” and today is a leader in the dry waste management business in India. The company processes 560 metric tonnes of dry waste every day in four cities-Ahmedabad, Indore, Pune, and Jamnagar-and make raw material inputs for industries as diverse as paper, plastic pipes, household items, garbage bags, metals, and cement. It has organised the rag pickers community who are at the bottom of the economic pyramid to live a meaningful life with dignity and livelihood. Of the total waste collected, 50% is plastic, 40% paper and the rest is glass, rubber, metal, and clothes.