By connecting the formal and informal economy, this startup reduces India’s landfill waste

Siddharth Hande, from India
By connecting the formal and informal economy, this startup reduces India’s landfill waste

This Chennai-based social enterprise uses technology to reduce and recycle the waste that ends up in landfills across India. In doing so, they are also helping formalize the informal economy of waste pickers and junk dealers.

A seasoned change advocate by the age of 20, Shah has received training from former U.S Vice President and Nobel Laureate

Shah Rafayat, from Bangladesh
A seasoned change advocate by the age of 20, Shah has received training from former U.S Vice President and Nobel Laureate

Shah Rafayat, Co-Founder and President of Footstep Foundation at one of Project Trishna water units The AJALA Project presents an unstoppable millennial changing the world. From the early age of 16, Shah Rafayat Chowdhury has been an ambassador of climate change and sustainable development, and has represented Bangladesh in a number of United Nations summits, which includes…