Speaker

Mr. B K Soni

Mr. B K Soni

CMD
Eco Recycling Ltd

Mr. B K Soni, CMD, Eco Recycling Ltd. is the first-generation entrepreneur and credited for introducing organized e-waste recycling in the country. Mr. Soni is the president of Electronic Recyclers Association of India. He was also a member of the Expert Group constituted by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board for studying e-waste scenario. Much ahead of time in 2004, he visualized the need of organized e-waste recycling industry for India and to find technically feasible and commercially viable solution for India, he met several successful recyclers in the developed world, visited number of recycling facilities and attended large number of conferences and exhibitions to fine tune his understanding and applicable model for India. Based on the knowledge gathered and looking at the socio-environmental gap in the e-waste handling in India, Mr. Soni set up the first authorised and registered e-waste recycling facility near Mumbai. Presently, Ecoreco provides full spectrum of services which includes pan India reverse logistic network for collection & transportation of e-waste, asset recovery, refurbishment & remarketing of electronic equipment, data destruction, dismantling, recycling and segregation of valuable metal containing components besides its unique program of Skill Development for the waste workers as a funded partner of NSDC, provides Eco-Bin to facilitate seamless collection of e-waste, Producers Responsibility Organization (PRO) Services, e-waste recycling & data destruction on wheels and lamp recycling on wheels facilities under the umbrella of Ecoreco. Ecoreco has received several awards from DST, Lockheed Martin, CII, FICCI, Good Governance Foundation, Sankalp, Frost & Sullivan and many other reputed entities for innovative ideas, unique business plan, niche market player award etc.