L4G WSE Participant

Nupur Tandon

Founding Director, Pro Waste Concepts

Nupur was born in Allahabad, India and is now living in Bangalore, India where she started her journey as a social entrepreneur. She has an M.Sc. in Environmental Science from Sikkim Manipal University .

In 2013, Nupur conceptualized and started Pro Waste Concepts - an enterprise that works with communities to transform the mindsets of people towards waste. They have created successful models of decentralized waste management across Karnataka and other states in India. They work at the grassroots toward the vision – “A future without Landfills“.

Pro waste has won the Anthah Prerana award by TIE Bangalore for their persistent efforts in creating successful waste management models to create greener and cleaner spaces.They have also received the ”Campus Development Award” by IIT Gandhinagar

Nupur believes that there has to be a revolution to clean India and that it is only possible by collective movement of people. It needs systemic changes that are implemented by all stakeholders.


"I am looking forward to being a part of the L4G WSE program to experience and immerse in the nuances of change management; to get stimulation to move ahead with confidence and face challenges to bring about effective changes; to learn frameworks and models that I can apply to create positive impact in my chosen vision of "A Future Without Landfills""