Waste Converter


Enviro has installed Organic Waste Converter at Vatika India Next, Sector 83, Gurugram. By using innovative technology, this waste converter turns wet waste into compost/manure and then the manure is stored, packed  & dispatched to be used for farming/gardening activities. The  dry waste  is sent for recycling. Residents are made aware to segregate wet & dry waste properly. OWC is not just a revolutionary machine; it is a game changer in the field of waste management. It is a testament to our commitment to sustainability and our dedication to creating a cleaner and greener future.

Waste Converter

left arrow Actual image of OWC at
Vatika India Next, Gurugram


With rapid urbanisation, the country is facing massive waste management challenge. Over 377 million urban people live in 7,935 towns and cities and generate 62 million tonnes of municipal solid waste per annum. Only 43 million tonnes (MT) of the waste is collected, 11.9 MT is treated and 31 MT is dumped in landfill sites. Solid Waste Management (SWM) is one among the basic essential services provided by municipal authorities in the country to keep urban centres clean. However, almost all municipal authorities deposit solid waste at a dumpyard within or outside the city haphazardly. Experts believe that India is following a flawed system of waste disposal and management.


Vatika India Next, a 546 acre township generates close to 3 Tonnes of waste every day. This includes kitchen waste, plastic, paper and glass. A family of 4 in urban India generates anything from 1 kg to 2 kg of waste everyday i.e. around 60 kgs in a month. This waste is mostly non segregated and adds to landfills leading to air, water and soil pollution.

Vatika Group and Enviro have started out with the mission to be Cleanest PIN Code of Gurgaon and will need support of our residents in achieving this objective. We will begin with the cleanliness drive and waste management program from 2nd October 2019 (150th Birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi) to not only convert waste to manure, recycle and reuse waste but also reduce the amount of waste generated. Multiple activities will be carried out as part of the Cleanest PIN Code campaign.

The drive will be carried out in 2 phases
Long term plan

Long term plan

  • Waste Segregation
  • Collection Drives – Reuse / Recycle / Dispose Safely
  • Refuse
Short term campaign

Short term campaign

  • Cleanliness Drive
  • Other Measures

Waste Segregation

Waste segregation basically means keeping wet and dry wastes separately; so that dry can be recycled and wet waste can be composted.

Why should I do it?

Did you know over 75% of the waste we generate is recyclable but, in India, we recycle just 30%?

    We should segregate waste at source because -

  • When waste is mixed together, it loses its value. We can collect double the amount of recyclable plastic and paper from segregated dry waste as compared to the mixed garbage that you are currently throwing out
  • So that it reduces waste that reaches landfills and reduces pollution to air, water and soil
  • So that different processes - composting, recycling, incineration can be applied to different kinds of waste
  • The solution is simple – just adopt waste segregation

How do I practice waste management at home?

Keep separate containers for dry and wet waste

Wet Waste = Green Bag/Dustbin

Wet waste should be put in a green bag/ dustbin so it can be converted to organic manure. It consists of

Green Bucket
  • Kitchen waste
  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Flowers and leaves from the garden
  • Wood/ pencil Shavings

A composter of a capacity 1000 Kg per day.
Will be set up at INXT to convert organic waste to manure

Dry Waste = Blue Bag/Dustbin

Dry waste can be recycled and should be put in blue bag/Dustbin. It consists of

Blue Bucket
  • Cans
  • Aluminum foils
  • Plastics
  • Metal
  • Glass
  • Paper
  • Tetra packs
  • Milk pouches
  • Medicine strips

Hazardous Waste

Household hazardous wastes include three sub-categories

  • E-waste or electronic waste consists of batteries, computer parts, wires, chargers, electrical equipment of any kind, electrical and electronic toys, remotes, watches, cellphones, as well as bulbs, tubelights and CFLs
  • Toxic substances such as paints, cleaning agents, solvents, mosquito repellants, pesticides and their containers, other chemicals
  • Biomedical wastes like used syringes, razors, expired medicines, thermometers, used cosmetics etc

How do I dispose hazardous waste?

Hazardous waste should be stored separately from other categories of waste and should be given to a certified company who can dispose these safely. We have tied up with a certified E-waste management company named Deshwal Waste Management for disposing e-waste safely

Recycle And Reuse - Collection Drives

Collection drives will be organized every month so that paper, metal, cloth etc can be recycled and Hazardous waste like E-waste can be disposed responsibly.

Paper Waste

Paper Waste: An authorized vendor (Green-O-Tech) will collect paper waste from designated spots (Estate office/Club in societies and near guard post at entry of independent floors) every 1st Sunday of the month.

How do they work?

  • Green – O – Tech collects waste paper and recycles them into stationery products like Pencils, Pens etc
  • On recycling of every 100Kg of waste paper Green – O – Tech will plant a Tree for the green initiative
  • These recycled stationery products will be given to Enviro (basis the paper waste collected) and will be distributed to underprivileged children in and around INXT
  • On recycling of waste paper a green certificate is awarded
Service Modal

Why should I adopt to waste paper recycling?

  • Recycling of every 100Kg waste paper will save 2 full grow trees
  • Recycling of every 100Kg waste paper will save at least 30 litres fresh water from water pollution
  • Save 367Kg CO2 to go in the Environment
  • Save 41 kilowatt-hours of electricity
Cloth Waste

Cloth Waste: Bedsheets, jeans, trousers, curtains and old clothes will be picked by vendor (Lioness Club Sampoorna) to make bags. These bags will be given to retailers and residents for use. Stitching cost of each bag would be close to Rs 15. One bedsheet can be used to make 5-6 bags. This activity will be undertaken on every 1st Sunday of a month.

Why should I participate?

  • Through this activity old clothes will be used to make cloth bags which will help in reducing waste
  • It will help in completely restricting the usage of polythene bags
Metal Waste

Metal Waste: Scrapart will be designed from waste metals given away by residents. This collection will happen on every 3rd Sunday of the month.

E Waste

E-Waste: Every 3rd Sunday of the month, the vendor will come to collect mobile phones, laptops, chargers & mouse. Against their waste, residents will be given vouchers from Flipkart or Big Bazaar.

Why this is necessary?

  • A proper disposing of such wastes help in reducing the carbon footprint
  • Done by Deshwal Waste Management company. 18001029077.
Battery Waste

Battery Waste: Lead from the battery will be sent to the waste management company for adequate handling and disposition. The rest will be recycled. The collection will happen every 2nd Sunday. It will be ensured that the lead does not come in contact with water.

Why this is necessary?

  • The Lead acid from the batteries will pollute the ground water. Thus it cannot be allowed to come in touch with the same
  • Dedicated factory for Battery waste management is located in Bhiwadi
Bulb Waste

CFL / Bulb / Tubelight waste: The waste will be crushed in special machines and sent to government agency for land filling.

Why do we need recycling?

  • The Mercury gas in the bulb need has to be properly disposed off
  • It is treated first then put for recycling

Collection Days Every Month

  • 1st Sunday - Newspaper, paper, magazine + Old bedsheet, jeans, curtains for cloth bags
  • 2nd Sunday – Batteries + E-Waste including CD's, wires, chargers, mobiles, laptops, mouse, pen drives, other electrical appliances + CFL/Tubelight/Bulb
  • 3rd Sunday – Metal including utensils, tins, pipes, fixtures

Collection Days Every Month

  • For Societies - Estate Office & Club
  • Independent Floors - Each street of independent floors, near main entry Guard post


Plastics cannot be degraded completely and many studies have shown that it takes around 500 to 1000 years for plastics to completely decompose itself. This boils down to the fact that till now whatever bit of plastic we have ever used or manufactured can be still found in some form or the other on the planet.

Plastics are omnipresent so only way to deal with it is to reduce the usage of plastics and recycle. You can easily ditch plastic straws, pens, bottles and plastic bags. Choose to sip your drink instead, write with an old vintage ink pens and carry your own reusable bags and bottles. These small steps will help reduce a lot of plastic from our lives.


Plastic cutlery (forks, sporks, knives,

  • Crockery Bank For Everyone is a steel cutlery bank in Gurugram which lends steel reusable plates and glasses for free for community get-togethers. Whosoever is organizing a small get together can take crockery from this bank
  • Further RWAs should make their own crockery bank for INXT
  • In case residents still want to use disposable plates, Enviro will share details of CHUK with them for them to buy disposable plates which are biodegradable

Plastic Bottle

  • Recyclable bottle
  • Buy your own LIFESTRAW GO bottle from This advanced water filter bottle is ideal for travel, outdoor sports and emergencies. It removes 99. 99 percent of waterborne bacteria. So water can be filled on the go

Plastic straws

  • Paper or stainless steel straws

Plastic shopping bags / Plastic produce bags

  • Canvas or other reusable bags

Plastic/styrofoam take-out or to-go containers

  • Glass or metal containers

Plastic wrap

  • Avoid packaging and wrapping by carrying your own box. Wax paper, foil or silicone wrap

Plastic cups

  • Reusable drink bottles and cups

Plastic toothbrushes

  • Bamboo toothbrushes

Cotton swabs with plastic stems

  • Swabs that have paper stems

Plastic tape

  • Masking tape

Wet wipes

  • Cotton facecloth or plastic free wipes

Cleanest pin code drive. Volunteer your time

Your small actions at an individual level can make a big mark on the environment. Take for example, the recent mega beach clean-up in Mumbai – the Versova beach. Located in north-western Mumbai, Versova was one of the dirtiest beaches of the city until now when the locals decided to clean up the filth. In 85 weeks, around five million kilograms of plastic and filth was removed with the help of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation or BMC and citizens and the beach underwent a massive makeover.

We have identified the locations in and around INXT (not maintained by Enviro) which we can start cleaning. Enviro team with the support of residents will conduct the cleanliness drive as per the schedule below. Residents can further involve their friends and community. Every week we will take up area close to one Society and will go around with residents to pick the trash.

Cleanliness Drive Schedule
Date Area of Operation Activity

2nd Oct

INXT Township

All existing Housekeeping staff along with additional 18 staff will wear Bibs for 45 days. 2 Shifts a day Would happen. Best Slogan is shortlisted and promoted across all channels.

6th Oct

G-21 Club House

Children Activity "Best Out of waste". A make at your home and display at club activity. For complete Township participation.

Poster making competition. Seminar on Cleanliness drive from Deshwal Waste Management company. Educating residents on the initiatives & waste management. This event will kick off the INXT Swachh campaign.

13th Oct

Seven Ave, Primrose ave, Lamp, Club & Signature avenue

All assemble at Club One area, From there teams will be formed and common areas allotted in Seven lamps E,F, G & H Block and Signature Villa catchment area's. Residents will be updated on Segregation, Waste management by Carrot Green speaker.

20th Oct

Iris Ave & G-21 Ave along with K Block

Gathering will happen at Market Place 1. Two teams will be formed. Deshwal waste management will send a speaker on Battery & metal waste.

3rd Nov

I Block, Homes Ave all the way till Barrier

Today's cleanliness drive will cover LSH, City homes Sec 83 ( I block). Gathering at Bikaner MUB. A speaker will come to share ideas from Deshwal Waste Management.

10th Nov

J Block

Plantation drive for Sec 82 & sec 83. A photo Op for PR. Speakers from Green Bandhu. Dr Prasoon will give a lecture on Organic Farming.

17th Nov

Town square & Retail shops around Condominium's and unauthorized shops

Best Clean shop Award for the shop which kept their Shop the cleanest during campaign 45 days. All RWA presidents & Gen sec to be the judges for retail shops.

24th Nov

Town square (Central Corridor till DPS & Townsend Ave)

Finale will be at TOWNSQUARE. Would be inviting Antriksh, DLF, Mapsko & Bestech.

Other Measures

Plantation Drive
Plantation Drive

16,500 trees, 6 lakh shrubs and 16 lakh ground cover have already been planted at INXT. This includes over 12000 air purifier plants. 5000 air purifier plants will be planted in this year, out of which 3,000 have already been planted and 2,000 more will be added by the end of 2019.

Moreover, separate areas have been identified to plant more and more flowering trees further increasing the green cover of the township.

Vermi composting

Vatika undertakes several initiatives to conserve and sustain the Enviroment. Vermi compost pits are set up at INXT by Enviro. 500Kg of manure is generated per month using dead leaves and organic waste.

  • 6 Vermi composting pits have been set up in the residential areas
  • Additional 10 pits would be added by 2020
Dog Poop Area
Dog Poop Area

It is a common sight to see dog owners taking their dogs out in the early mornings or late evenings or anytime they like to respond to their nature's call on the roads and making the roads filthy. Most of the times residents encounter and avoid dog poop during early morning walks or children walking towards bus stop. This regular practice of dogs' peeing or pooping on the roads as well as inside residential complexes has to stop.

New Dog Poop areas have been created at various locations across INXT to keep the township litter free. Pet owners should use these specific areas only.