From collecting Waste and converting it into wealth: how the waste management startup Uranus Oil is fuelling up its operations as well as renewable energy drive across India

Chennai-based waste management and renewable energy startup, Uranus has scaled up its operations in a significant way across various towns and cities in South India.

Uranus Oil is FSSAI authorized and enrolled Used Cooking Oil aggregator and the company has procured several tons of Used cooking oil across multiple restaurants, malls, housing communities, and other types of outlets in India. The company has also been awarded Times of India’s “Emerging Start-up in Renewable Energy” award in 2021.

Uranus Oil also has tie up with Pan Oleo Energy Limited, a large scale biodiesel manufacturer based in India. Pan Oleo Energy Limited, which is one among the large scale biodiesel manufacturers in India, converts the procured used cooking oil into biodiesel. Mr.Venkatnarayanan, Co-founder and C.O.O. of Uranus Oil has stated that, “ Uranus is currently on an expansion drive and is set to make tie ups with many other large scale manufacturers across the country”. He also added that this expansion move will help Uranus Oil to emerge as the best used cooking oil aggregator in India, in the near future.

Uranus is also coming up with a web and mobile application-based software platform which shall be helpful for the common public to have access to their waste management solution.

Apart from just confining themselves to procuring used cooking oil, the waste management startup also has long-term plans to collect used plastic and rubber materials and other type of waste commodities that could be significantly recycled to commodities having good commercial value and significant demand.

Mr.Vasanth JB., Co-founder of the company told us that,” The core focus of Uranus Oil is currently on efficient aggregation and disposal of Used Cooking Oil. Used cooking oil collection drive is just a beginning for Uranus Oil and the company has shown great traction and penetration in the nascent Indian waste management market. Above all, Uranus Oil is working towards goals of creating a sustainable future for the planet, reducing the carbon footprint, and increasing the usage of renewable sources for energy needs. At Uranus, We see other companies who are operating with similar business models as our partners who are striving towards achieving the common goal of a sustainable future for our planet, and not as our competitors”.

Uranus Oil is also encouraging an entrepreneurship drive with which the startup is set to appoint independent direct procurement agents (DPAs) across India.

If you are having a potential used cooking oil outlet like a restaurant, do reach out to Uranus Oil at, in order to ensure that the oil generated is disposed of in an efficient manner prescribed under the FSSAI RUCO program.

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