Report by Santanu Ganguly, New Delhi: Attero Recycling, India’s only integrated e-waste Management Company has created a new milestone by being selected among the top 9 Innovators in the Waste Management category at LAUNCH, a jointly supported initiative by NASA, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department of State, United States and NIKE. The LAUNCH program addresses sustainability related issues and encourages innovative problem solvers to strive ahead in the field of sustainable development and environmentally beneficial causes.
Committed towards environmentally friendly recycling of e-waste, Attero was established in year 2008 to address the burgeoning problem of e-waste. Attero has developed its own proprietary technology that extracts precious and semi metals and also recycles hazardous materials emanating from electronic &electrical appliances.
Expressing his elation on this path-breaking achievement, Mr. Rohan Gupta, COO Attero Recycling said,“This is an extremely proud moment for us and we are delighted to receive this honor at a platform like LAUNCH. At Attero Recycling, we embrace an integrated solution approach, right from collection to reverse logistics and recycling by virtue of our state-of-the-art technologies and proprietary metallurgical processes. This is a great achievement for our team who work tirelessly andacknowledgesour efforts in bringing a revolution in the clean-tech space. ”
According to various researches, India generates around 800,000 tonnes of e-waste every year which is an alarming number! With digitization growing by leaps and bounds, it is imperative to implement measures which will help in managing the predicament of e-waste which contains innumerable toxic substances which if not recycled appropriately, harm the environment and human health. Therefore, it calls for a collective effort to manage, recycle and re-use the e-waste to support the cause of sustainable development. Attero Recycling has stepped into the void to address the ever-growing problem of e-waste with cutting-edge technology and a dedicated team of professionals.