Hulladek Hosts A Panel Discussion On ‘The Role Of Youth In Countering Climate Change’ To Mark World Earth Day
Kolkata, 21st April 2023:
Hulladek Recycling Pvt Ltd, Eastern India’s fastest-growing e-waste management company, hosted a panel discussion on the eve of Earth Day on ‘The Role Of Youth In Countering Climate Change’. The panelists participating in the discussion were Rev. Dr. Dominic Savio, SJ, Principal, St Xavier’s College, Prof Manashi Roychowdhury, Co-Chairperson, Techno India Group, Prof (Dr.) Deepali Singh, Principal, J.D Birla Institute, Dr. Mahua Banerjee, Director, IMI-Kolkata, Mr. Aniruddha Bhattacharyya, Assistant Environmental Engineer, West Bengal Pollution Control Board, Dr. Tanay Pramanik, Professor, University Of Engineering & Management, Ms. Indrani Ghosh, Asst Professor, Adamas University and Ms. Mom Mitra, Head of Marketing & Communication, iLEAD. The session was moderated by Mr. Nandan Mall, Founder & Managing Director, of Hulladek Recycling.
Earth Day is celebrated across the globe to create environmental literacy for the youth. The theme for this year is ‘Invest In Our Planet’. For over a decade, matters such as global warming, pollution, and waste generation have been discussed repeatedly – however, the current heatwave in the city and the country are proof of the impending climate crisis in the coming future. The time has come for people across the country to choose sustainable alternatives, and proper waste management solutions and take small steps together.
“We have organised this panel discussion with some of the most prestigious institutions in Kolkata to discuss the role of educational institutions in spearheading climate action programs and initiatives taken by them to encourage the students to become environmentally conscious citizens. Youths are the future of our country and our planet. Therefore, making our younger generation aware of sustainable practices and climate action is imperative. Our sincere thanks to all the panelists for being with us today,” said Mr. Nandan Mall, Founder and Managing Director, of Hulladek Recycling Pvt Ltd
India is the fifth largest e-waste producer globally and with over 80% of the e-waste in India managed by the informal sector, the scope of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) & Producer Responsibility Organisations (PRO) is bound to increase in the coming days.
About Hulladek Recycling
Established in 2015, Hulladek Recycling Private Limited is One of the top 5 PROs (Producer Responsibility Organisation) in the country and Eastern India’s fastest-growing e-waste management company. Hulladek is licensed and authorised by the Central Pollution Control Board under the e-waste (Management) Amendment Rules, 2018. At present Hulladek works with corporate giants such as Coca-Cola, Pepsi Co., Nestle India, etc. Also, they are working with Kolkata Municipal Corporation and HIDCO. Hulladek is present in 18 states and 24 cities across the country in the form of branch offices, channel partners, and collection points. The company has taken an oath to make the world a greener place by establishing proper & organized e-waste management systems across the country.