Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies (Print ISSN: 1078-4950; Online ISSN: 1532-5822)

Short communication: 2021 Vol: 27 Issue: 4

A Business Model for an Environmental Start Up.

Indira K, Indian Institute of Technology

Economic growth, in addition to the displacement of the agricultural population to massive cities, brings with its important challenges within the case of the land, Wolf (2018) points out that this has brought new challenges with environmental repercussions like the management of protected areas, pollution, water management and waste material treatment, and the management of accelerating amounts of waste. This waste is managed through the joint assortment while not classification, and its destination is out-of-door dumps, a theme that's not terribly favorable for the atmosphere. The higher than is supported by Wolf (2018), United Nations agency notes that this activity within the country is especially characterized by the gathering and disposal of waste in out-of-door dumps.

It is largely in these places wherever recovery is administrated by basic recyclers. However, this activity is lowest because of the mixture that exists altogether the waste. Wolf (2018) additionally confirms that the burning of waste could be a widespread observes within the country. Wolf (2018) notes that the destination of recovered waste is export, domestic utilization and energy recovery; however the latter, to a lesser extent, as a result of there are presently no supply separation activities, therefore all the waste is collected and transported along.

In the land, the municipalities are chargeable for managing municipal waste, which incorporates operational the systems for assortment, treatment, transport, and final disposal of non-hazardous solid waste pasture. The Ministry of the atmosphere and Natural Resources regulates the waste management activities for dangerous waste. The harmful waste generator is chargeable for the price of all management from storage to final disposal at a certified website. The municipalities are chargeable for managing the finance of the activity. The budget of the national government allocates the resources for these activities. Those resources, in most cases, don't seem to be comfortable to hold out all the specified activities (Yunus et al., 2010).

Municipalities admit the personal and informal sectors to supply these services. in keeping with Wolf (2018), the personal sector consists of firms that treat, recover and export waste, collect and transport, manage landfills, receive and recover usable waste, yet as associations and networks, among others Zott and Amit (2008). The informal sector includes a numerous composition, together with numerous factors like grassroots waste pickers, transporters, and differing kinds of intermediaries. Coordination between the various actors is nerve-racking most of the time.


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  3. Zott, C., & Amit, R. (2008). The fit between product market strategy and business model: Implications for firm performance. Strategic management journal, 29(1), 1-26.
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