Shakti Plastics Industries is one of India’s top recyclers of polymer waste. It was founded by Mr. Vishwanath Poddar in 1969 in Mumbai. The organization is committed to creating and maintaining a clean and safe environment for future generations as well as nature following the circular economy. It is a critical component of the country’s attempts to create a sustainable, low-carbon, resource-efficient, and competitive economy. Shakti Plastics has been internationally recognized as a pioneer in the field of plastic waste management over the past five decades, having begun by making all forms of reprocessed plastic granules from waste or scrap.
Mr. Rahul V Podaar, the Managing Director at The Shakti Plastic Industries started his journey in 2007, he is also the Vice President of MSME Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India. He earned his master’s degree in business administration in 2001 from Mithibai college. Recently The Shakti Plastic Industries (TSPI) has won the Prestigious Economic Times Polymer Award 2021 for the Category “Excellence in Open Infrastructure” on 25th March 2021 second time in a row.
Besides being internationally recognized, Across India, they have done over 100 training and awareness workshops, as well as beach cleanup campaigns, on waste management issues. They also held numerous social awareness programs on plastic trash management at non-governmental organizations (NGOs), businesses, schools, hospitals, societies, marine academies, and government agencies. Along with this, they are actively participating in the ‘Swach Bharat Abhiyan,’ a government of India campaign to ensure comprehensive cleanliness across the country.