After a decade of successful operations with the Sri Lanka Board of Investment (BOI), INSEE Ecocycle Lanka, the waste management subsidiary of INSEE Cement, the country’s premier Cement manufacturer, recently signed an agreement, extending its waste management services to BOI for the next 16 years, up to year 2035.
Chairman of Board of Investment Sri Lanka, Mangala B. Yapa, Chairman/CEO of INSEE Cement Sri Lanka Nandana Ekanayake and Director of INSEE Ecocycle Lanka, Sanjeewa Chulakumara signed the milestone agreement at the BOI head office that ensures continued waste management services to BOI from INSEE Ecocycle.
The preprocessing facility at BOI’s Katunayake Export Zone is INSEE Ecocycle’s main operation hub for Environmental Services. The facility provides services ranging from pre-treatment, pre-processing, storing, laboratory services and central logistics for hazardous and non-hazardous material primarily to all BOI companies as well as other companies in Sri Lanka requiring waste management services.
INSEE Ecocycle is the leading professional waste management solutions provider in Sri Lanka offering environment friendly industrial solutions to the public and private institutions, especially for managing industrial hazardous waste. The Company’s annual capacity is 100,000 MT for over 600 corporate entities including government institutions in Sri Lanka. INSEE Ecocycle has invested more than LKR 1.3 billion in the Sri Lankan operation.
INSEE Ecocycle’s dedicated aim is to bring ‘peace of mind’ to our corporate customers via a wider range of waste management solutions. INSEE Ecocycle is in the industry for over a decade using a world recognized technology known as “co-processing’. Currently we are expanding from cement kiln based waste management and exploring new avenues.
Sanjeewa Chulakumara of INSEE Ecocycle said “We take pride in strengthening our non-kiln based environmental services arm, ‘INSEE Ecocycle Environment Solutions’ that provides professional industrial solutions such as cleaning of industrial tanks; recovery of e-waste and plastic and other material that can be segregated; environmental remediation especially when there are emergency spills that is a danger to the community; specialized logistics for hazardous waste materials and many more services that benefits the community.”
“Our Pre-processing and Co-processing facilities satisfy all regulatory technical standards and is globally adopted for the management of waste and is considered a better option than land filling or incineration as it offers a complete solution with zero harmful emission to the environment. Our facility has obtained all required licenses (Environmental Protection License and Scheduled Waste Management License) and certifications such as, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 17025 and OHSAS 18001.”
“We greatly appreciate INSEE Ecocycle’s commitment to providing an efficient and effective waste management service that benefits the entire nation in the long term,” BOI Chairman Yapa, said.
INSEE Ecocycle provides sustainable environmental solutions to Sri Lanka’s municipal solid waste crisis through public private partnership by closely working with the government and environment-related regulators such as the Central Environmental Authority, Provisional Environment Authority NWP, Office of the Commissioner of the Western Province and associated Municipal Councils and has successfully eliminated over 600,000 MT of industrial waste without leaving any environment liability.