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.
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.
Shakti Plastic also offers EPR (Extended producer responsibility) services which refer to the obligation of producers for managing the disposal of products once those products have been deemed as no longer useful by consumers. They are committed to developing an effective and efficient system that handles material collection, segregation, and transportation to a waste disposal facility that has been certified as a PRO Agency by the MPCB and CPCB.