Implementing Sustainable Development

About Earth5R

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.

It starts with Respect for the local communities

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.

Action, Collaboration, Transformation

Our Key Principle: GROUND LEVEL ACTION

We create direct and traceable impact on helping to stop plastic pollution for cleaner rivers and ocean, and improve lives.

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1 Billion Lives

Our Mission

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.

A New Approach to Circular Economy

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.

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Circular Economy

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.

Watch Earth5R Founder Saurabh Gupta delivering

A Powerful TEDxTalk @Paris

Earth5R's Community Driven model of Global Change

Circular Economy & Waste Management

We build and manage an ecosystem of waste recovery, segregation, recycling with various stakeholders like waste pickers, recyclers, NGOs and municipality.

Recycled Products

Earth5R has two product range offerings - T-shirts and Furnitures. These products are created by creating a community driven network of waste segregation, collection, recycling and manufacturing.

AI for Sustainability

With the help of our partner organisation Eugenie.Ai's we deploy state of the art patent technology to reduce emissions and carbon footprints. We help industries with heavy ecological footprints become more green and make their activity more sustainable, and make positive impact.

Environmental and Sustainability Courses

Earth5R has courses for individuals, students and corporates to help them develop set of skills, related to Climate Change and Sustainable Development. These courses are delivered by some of the finest teachers and practitioners from around the world.

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

DHARAMSHALA, INDIA

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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.

Carlos Alvarado

PRESIDENT, COSTA RICA

This is an outstanding project! The fact that the Earth5R program is completely citizen-driven makes it a lot more sustainable and effective. We would like to have this program in every country!

Epeli Nailatikau

EX-PRESIDENT, FIJI

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Exceptional work by the Earth5R team. The women empowerment model that generates livelihood while solving the plastic waste problem is a great example of a circular economy in action.

Ouided-Bouchamaoui

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, 2015

Earth is the only planet is where we share resources with other species.

Environmental Facts

Global Issues

CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Currently, our World Economy is only 9.1% Circular, leading to a massive Circularity Gap.

OCEAN PLASTIC

There are approximately 25 Trillion pieces of Plastic Debris in the Ocean. Some 4 Billion Microplasticcs per Square Kilometer litter the deep sea.

Fast Fashion

It takes 2,700 litres of Water to make a new Cotton T-shirt

Fast Furniture

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.

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Earth5R Fellowship

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.

Climate Change and Sustainable Development
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Our Work

Read about the work our team is doing to achieve clean air, safe water, land protection, and a vibrant natural world.

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