Karma Yonten

Founder, Greener Way

Karma Yonten, popularly known as ‘trash king’, is a failed entrepreneur in two previous ventures and a struggling one now. He is a pioneer in waste management in Bhutan and today runs Greener Way, a social enterprise which manages solid waste in Thimphu municipality. Greener Way completed 108 months recently, having started as one man’s passion in 2010. It has grown to a medium-size industry today with impressive impact on urban environment and quality of life.