As a process transformation company, 3R WASTE FOUNDATION is Not-for-Profit Organization.We are Working in India & Asia in the fields of Water & Waste Management.Registered under Section 8 of Companies Act, 2013.We are also registered at the Niti Aayog NGO-Darpan Platform, which provides space for the interface between NGOs & key Government Ministries

In India, we work for National, State, and Local Governments in collaboration with the other stakeholders.We promote Integrated Sustainable Waste Management (ISWM) & Faecal Sludge Management (FSM).


3RWF’s vision is to achieve Clean water, Clean land and Clean air through 3R approach (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) and enhanced Resource Efficiency. 3RWF is committed to the sustainable development goals and creating a garbage free and an open defecation free habitat.

The 3RWF aims to achieve fundamental improvements in the approach to solid waste management in low-and middle-income countries, focusing in particular in improved livelihoods and living conditions of the urban poor.


“Mission Zero Waste”

3RWF’s mission is to promote multi-pronged strategies for managing municipal solid waste with a focus on source segregation, door to door collection, transportation of segregated waste encouraging decentralized options of processing, recycling of dry waste, simultaneously creating an ecosystem of stakeholders, rag-pickers, technology providers, waste entrepreneur, civil society organizations and citizen groups for a holistic approach to SWM.

3RWF mission is also to combine the collection, transport and valorization of solid waste and faecal sludge under one umbrella service arrangement.


The 3RWF seeks to raise the profile of SWM and FSM with decision-makers at city, national and international levels to serve as a center of expertise and knowledge on integrated and sustainable SWM and FSM in low- and middle-income countries to build regional capacity for improved and sustainable SWM to develop and disseminate new knowledge products on SWM.

Specific aims are:

  • To develop shelf of wide range technologies & techniques for dealing with Solid & Liquid Waste generated in urban areas.
  • To engage with public/private institutions, academia, NGOs/CBOs working in the field to achieve the objectives.
  • To promote behavioral change amongst the general public towards better management of waste.
  • To develop strategies for marketing of various resources recovered from the waste.
  • To improve livelihoods and living conditions for the urban poor.

Board Of Directors

Dr. Kulwant Singh , CEO
3R WASTE Foundation.
Urban policy, Wash And Mobility Specialist.

Ananthakrishna Sahasranaman,IAS (R).
Former Chairman FINISH Society.
Former Senior Adviser (Industrial Waste) UNIDO

Abhijit Banerji ,
Director,FINISH Society.
Former head – Rural & Social TATA AIG.

Special Invitees

Valentin Post
Deputy MD and Director Finance, WASTE Netherlands
Senior Sanitation and Sustainability Expert.

Sadanand Bhave , IAS (R).
Former secretary, Government of J&K.
Former Executive Director , GAIL.

Advisory Members

Dr. N.B. Majumdar
Chairman Expert Committee & Ex-Chief (SWM) HUDCO

Dr. Graham Alabaster
Chief Sanitation & Waste Management , UN-Habitat, Geneva

Dr. Sanjay K Gupta
Water, Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Specialist Skat Consulting Ltd., St. Gallen, Switzerland

Dr. P.K. Jha
Sanitation, Septage Management & Decentralized Waste Water Treatment Expert

Dr. K.K. Pandey
Professor , Indian Institute of Public Administration, Delhi

Learn more about our objectives. It just might inspire you to help us build a better future.

  • To develop shelf of a wide range technologies & techniques for dealing with Solid & Liquid Waste generated especially in urban areas
  • To document processes & procedures for recovery, recycle & reuse of different types of waste
  • To engage with institutions, public/private & NGOs working in the field to upgrade available technologies.
  • To promote behavioral change amongst the general public towards the waste management.
  • To disseminate widely amongst the municipal and urban local administrations as also private sector the processes and procedures for recovery, recycle and reuse of different types of waste through seminars, workshops, training and publications
  • To develop strategy for marketing of various products made of different waste materials
  • To identify health risks to which those engaged in dealing with different types of waste are exposed and prescribe appropriate protective measures for preventing such risks
  • To engage with Universities and Research bodies, especially in the public sector, in development/up gradation of technologies for dealing with wastes of all types
  • To establish demonstration projects in the field to prove new technologies and processes for the intended beneficiaries

Our Leadership

Discover a seasoned team of 3R WASTE Foundation experts who come from every corner of industry. Financial gurus. Business leaders. All dedicated to applying their decades of experience to solving…

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Our Approach

Our approach to waste management stretching beyond the usual technical, financial and equipment-oriented approach, and taking into account local socio-cultural, environmental, institutional, financial/economic, policy and political aspects.

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Our Partners

We work with companies, governments, nonprofits and other organizations to address complex challenges on a worldwide scale. Our partners contribute more than money. Their ideas, volunteer power, in-kind support and more are helping build stronger communities.

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