Earth5R is a UN awardee and India’s leading Environmental Organisation dedicated to Advancing Circular Economy, Reducing Plastic Waste, Improving Livelihoods, and promoting UN Sustainable Development Goals.
We operate globally by locally implementing the ecosystem of Circular Economy, Citizen-led Actions, and Technology led solutions like AI for Sustainability.
We help companies reduce and offset their plastic footprint and emissions while empowering local circular economy projects to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Earth5R is running programs across 53 countries with the help of 65,000 plus citizen volunteers and a network of Schools, Universities, NGOs, Municipality, and Local Governments.
The 5Rs of Earth5R
The 5Rs of Earth5R refer to 5 Earth values:
Respect, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Restore.
These 5Rs define the entire gamut of sustainable development.
Our mission is to directly impact 1 billion lives by the end of 2030 by creating global circular economy projects which also helps creating livelihood by restoring local ecosystems worldwide.
Plastic Credits: A Social and Environmental Solution
Plastic credit projects can enhance recycling rates, create employment opportunity, solve waste crisis, and help with community health & gender economic empowerment.
Our Plastic Credit program are implemented all along the value chain of plastic collection, transformation, and disposal, including no child labor, fair working conditions, fair payments to the waste pickers and adequate waste management.
What We Do
We create the local ecosystem of Circular Economy. Our programs include Citizen Engagement through hands on training on Waste Segregation and Reduction.
We build and manage the network of Waste Recovery, Segregation, Recycling with various stakeholders like waste pickers, recyclers, NGOs and municipality.
We help companies in reducing their plastic waste footprints and mitigating potential leakage into the environment through plastic credit, extended producers responsibility (EPR) and circular economy projects.
Our programs strengthen the implementation of UNSDGs.
A Powerful TEDxTalk @Paris
Earth5R's Community Driven model of Global Change
WHAT GLOBAL LEADERS SAY
ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS
I’m impressed by the young people involved in this program who are putting in their time and effort to take action.
HH The Dalai Lama
Congratulations! This is an amazing project. It’s a great example of circular economy model in action. I would like to bring your project to Costa Rica.
PRESIDENT, COSTA RICA
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, 2015
There are approximately 25 Trillion pieces of Plastic Debris in the Ocean. Some 4 Billion Microplasticcs per Square Kilometer litter the deep sea.
It takes 2,700 litres of Water to make a new Cotton T-shirt
An average piece of Furniture, eg a chair, generates approximately 47 kg of CO2 equivalents, which is the same amount of emission produced by burning around 20 litre of Petrol.
This year Earth5R will take 100 students on a Fellowship program from all over the globe.
Earth5R fellowship program helps the fellows develop exceptional leadership qualities, and trains them to become socially committed agents of change.
Read about the work our team is doing to achieve clean air, safe water, land protection, and a vibrant natural world.