Founded in 2016 by Rahul Nainani & Gurashish Singh Sahni, ReCircle is a resource recovery clean-tech innovator working towards a circular future. ReCircle empowers consumers and brands to divert waste away from landfills & oceans, and back into the economy to be recycled, reused or repurposed. Headquartered in Mumbai, ReCircle has diverted over 1,05,000+ MT (equivalent to the weight of 17,500 elephants) of waste from oceans and landfills across 270 cities & towns in India with the help of 45+ processing partners who have a pan-India network of 350+ collection partners and impacted over 3100 livelihoods (Safai Saathis). As a technology-enabled enterprise, ReCircle enables transparency, traceability and accountability in the resource value chain to promote sustainable production and consumption of resources. To achieve its mission, ReCircle has instituted flagship initiatives such as ClimaOne, Plastic EPR Service, Plastic-Neutral programs and ground-level community collection drives.

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Endorsers that ReCircle partner with


Desai & Associates

Aavishkaar Capital is the equity arm of The Aavishkaar Group which manages in excess of US$1 billion in AUM across equity and credit. The Group’s shareholders include TIAA-Nuveen, Shell Foundation, Triodos Bank and Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank.

Desai & Associates

Desai and Associates (D&A) is a mission-based innovative finance advisory firm focused on designing and structuring blended and outcome-based financing solutions for public, philanthropic and private sector capital providers. We also provide research, advocacy and market building services to drive improved capital allocation for sustainable development. D&A’s mission is to increase the quantum of social impact finance, & the extent to which it is outcome based.

On-going/Past projects

ReCircle: A Clean-tech Innovator on a mission to Create a Circular Economy

By ReCircle

A CleanTech waste management organisation that prevented 105,000+ MT valuable resources from ending up in landfills and oceans over 8+ years benefited 3100+ waste workers across 270+ cities in India.

Water and Sanitation and Hygiene