The Association came into existence in 2015 with a vision of working towards building a " ZERO LANDFILL NATION ". It provides principles for guiding policy and priority setting, and includes an action plan for reducing and managing waste.
The Association has been registered under section 8 (1) of the Companies Act, 2013 with registration no. U37100DL2015NPL284636 on 27th August 2015.
OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSOCIATION
The overarching objective of the association is to promote sustainable development through Recovery, Reuse & Recycling of Resources including energy and to facilitate effective and efficient environmental solutions to Indian industry and others.
To work towards making India a "landfill free country".
To recognize contribution of the rag pickers and transform them into Industrial Workers and to bring informal sector into mainstream.
To facilitate Research & Development (R&D) to evolve sustainable environmental and social problems faced by the country.
To create awareness on potential solutions to environmental resource issues through workshops, conferences, trade fairs, top management clinics etc.
To organise training programs and advisory services to industry, regulatory bodies, Govt. departments etc. inline with the above stated objectives and aims.
To develop relations with relevant counterparts and others internationally.
To undertake all activities including preparing white papers, representations to the Government and other statutory bodies on behalf of recycling and environment industry in India to resolve their issues and concerns.
To facilitate inward and outward technology transfers.
To bring all the recycling and environment businesses, organizations, institutions and professionals on a single platform and provide mutual strength and support.
To closely interact with the governments, statutory agencies and institutions to help them in framing policies and regulations that promotes recycling and environment-friendly businesses in alignment with REIA’s objectives.
The ultimate long-term objective of REIA is to make India a “Landfill Free” country by recycling everything.
To make Indian industry, including recycling industry, environmentally as well as socially sustainable.
Dr, Deepa TanejaDirector
Kalyan Prasad NyatiExecutive Director
Dr. A.N JHAExecutive Director
R K BansalDirector
Rajendra Prasad SharmaSecretary & Director General