Hanjer Biotech Energies awarded the Golden Peacock for Eco-Innovation in Waste Management &Recycling
Hanjer Biotech energies has been awarded the Golden Peacock acknowledging its innovative, eco-friendly technology in multi-product Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) processing. Mr. Irfan furniturewala strongly believes in the development of sustainable technology.
Online PR News – 17-July-2012 –New Delhi, July 16, 2012: Hanjer Biotech Energies (“Hanjer”) has been awarded the prestigious Golden Peacock Award 2012 for Eco-Innovation in Waste Management and Recycling. Hanjer has been selected for this prestigious award, in acknowledgement of its innovative, eco-friendly technology in multi-product Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) processing, which reduces the quantity of waste going to landfills to less than 20% thus preserving precious land resources, for more useful purposes and reducing cost to municipalities. Hanjer does this without charging any processing cost to the Municipal Corporations.
The Golden Peacock Award was presented by Hon. Sheila Dikshit, Chief Minister of Govt of the NCT of Delhi, during the Inaugural Session of the 14th World Congress Environment on Management to Dr. Irfan Furniturewala, Promoter, Hanjer Biotech Energies, in the presence of M F Farooqui, IAS, Special Secretary, Ministry of Environment & Forests, Lt Gen J S Ahluwalia, PVSM (retd), President, Institute of Directors, India, Dr S. Y. Quraishi, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India, H.E. Peter N. Varghese AO, High Commissioner, Australia High Commission, P. Uma Shankar, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Power, Govt of India and Dr Bhaskar Chatterjee IAS, DG & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs.
Said Dr. Irfan Furniturewala, Promoter, Hanjer Biotech Energies, after receiving the award, “We strongly believe in development of sustainable technology to recover resources as the key solution to preserving the environment and Hanjer has been at the forefront of this effort, leading by example. Since inception, Hanjer has consistently endeavours to go beyond the ordinary to find new and better ways to manage the ever growing quantum of Municipal Solid Waste
We are proud to receive the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for innovating a technology in multi-product Municipal Solid Waste processing, recycling and resource recovery, to derive liquid fuel, solid fuel and organic fertilizer, to be used in industries and agriculture” added Dr. Irfan
Hanjer is a unique player and innovator in Municipal Solid Waste Management with a proven technology and 8 years of track record in scientific processing and treatment of MSW and subsequent conversion into Bio-Compost, Green Fuel, Sand and Plastic. Hanjer is the only Company to in India with the innovative technology to recycle MSW and recover multiple, value added green products from it, in the process reducing landfills by up to 80 percent and substantially reducing environmental impact, at no additional cost to Municipal Corporation.
Hanjer was selected by the Golden Peacock Awards committee for developing the most innovative process and technology to provide environmental friendly products and services achieving ‘factor 10’ improvements, necessary to maintain the same quality of life in the new century. Hanjer has also been lauded for creating products and services that have a massively lower resource intensity than conventional alternatives and displaying a quantum jump in utilising existing technology to achieve maximum customer satisfaction at minimum cost,
About Hanjer Biotech Energies
Incorporated in 2003, Hanjer Biotech Energies (“Hanjer”) is a innovative waste recycling and resource recovery company having a unique technology and 8 years of track record in scientific processing and treatment of mix municipal solid waste and subsequent conversion into Bio-Compost, Green Fuel, Sand and Plastic. Driven by the singular objective to effectively ‘Recycle, Reuse and Reduce’, Hanjer helps municipalities minimize landfills by up to 80 percent and reduce environmental impact, with no additional cost to the city bodies. With 24 operational plants having ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OSHAS 18001:2007 certifications, Hanjer and has 24 operating plants at 19 cities in India and 6 more plants in 4 cities with additional processing capacity are in implementation stage. Hanjer’s plant in Jalgaon, Maharashtra was inaugurated by the President of India, Hon. Smt. Pratibhatai Patil in 2010. Hanjer’s facility at Rajkot has been projected as ‘Model Project’ by JNNURM. Similarly the Mira-Bhayendar plant has been described as the most modern plant of its nature in Maharashtra, by an expert committee appointed by the Chief Minister.
Hanjer has created ‘Trash Bash’, an owned, community awareness program to engage with citizens through events hosted in Hanjer cities and celebrate waste as positive resource. Trash Bash seeks to increase awareness on better and more responsible handling of waste and educate audiences on the long term benefits to environment and quality of life, if waste is disposed in the right manner.
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