Our Team

Heminda Jayweera and Hasanka Padukka Both has developed similar initiative focused on reforestation named as thuru. www.thuru.lk
Next move is to find more sustainable solutions to solve this never ending waste solutions. So zerotrash.lk is the model they develop to raise awareness and get involved Sri Lankans’ so find Solutions for global challenge
On the Mission to aware, educate people while building up a sustainable economy, Zerotrash.lk team is the perfect combination of Tree huggers and Waste Warrior. Following is a brief description of passionate people behind the Zerotrash.lk, working day and night for a cleaner SriLanka.

Kanchana Weerakoon

Senior Advisor

As a conservationist Environmental activist, zero-waste practitioner for last 18 years in Sri Lanka, It is a pleasure to have Kanchana Weerakoon as Chief advisor for ZeroTrash. She is the founder of ECO-V (www.eco-v.org) and co-founder of Journeys for Climate Justice in Melbourne, Australia and Co-founder of Edible Routes Foundation, India

Hasanka Padukka

Director and CEO Vibhava Solutions Pvt Ltd

Hasanka is the co-founder of Thuru and a Director and CEO of the Parent Company, Vibhava Solutions Pvt Ltd. He is the main driving force behind Zerotrash. He is involved in all the operations from collecting waste (literally!) to establishing partner network . Hasanka is a Management graduate from Rajarata University, and also has represented Sri Lanka in many International Leadership Programmes. Apart from planting trees and picking trash, Hasanka is sharing his knowledge and experience through “Entrepreneurship Caravan” program of Venture Frontier Lanka.

Heminda Jayaweera

Director Vibhava Solutions Pvt Ltd

Heminda is a Director of Vibhava Solutions Pvt Ltd. He is a co-founder of thuru.lk, the reforestation initiative of Vibhava Solutions. Heminda is an electronic and telecommunication engineering graduate from the University of Moratuwa. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Sri lanka Institute of Nanotechnology ( SLINTEC), Sri Lanka's premier research facility. In addition, he has co - founded numerous other startups and initiatives such as Venture Frontier Lanka, Jendo Innovations, MoraSpirit and Fountain.lk

Rashmi Wickramaratne

Associate Project Manager ZEROTRASH.lk

As a recent graduate from University of Sri Jayewardenepura, she is our latest addition to ZeroTrash team. Rashmi believes that, now is the time to change our attitudes on respecting every profession and change the way how people look at trash. With a vision to Create Connect and Complete, Rashmi’s story is yet to unfold.