Rescuing food scraps.

Building soil.

We are a women-owned, Dubai-based, impact-driven startup that aims to create an opportunity for every food scrap to become a solution rather than a burden on our society and environment.

Rescuing Food Scraps.

About Us

By offering an interactive digital platform, enabling simple, practical, customized solutions, and rewarding eco-friendly behavior, The Waste Lab will build a community of individuals and businesses that understands and practices proper organic waste sorting at source and disposal which, in turn, will be used to create healthy compost and other byproducts that benefit our local soil, local farms, local food and local jobs.

We will be tackling the following UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):

Our Value Loop

TWL Value Loop

How it Works

Off-Site Composting

Designed for homes, businesses and events with no space to compost on-site. Subscription or ad-hoc service includes bins, guidelines,  pick-up service, impact report, rewards and more.

On-Site Composting

Consultation, compost system design, trainings, impact reports and more, for restaurants, hotels, schools, communities, events and any establishment who generates food scraps and has space to compost on-site.

Why Compost?


(Data will go live soon!)

Food Scraps Rescued

XX kg

Compost Created

XX metric tons

CO₂ Equivalent Greenhouse Gases Reduced

XX kg

Wood Waste Repurposed


Partners Onboarded


Ceylan Uren
Co-founder – CDO
Soil Builder

“We have understood that the only way, to regenerate and sustain nature’s resources for the future, is by empowering individuals and businesses to make a positive impact and by building its very foundation: Soil.”

Lara Hussein
Co-founder – CEO
Soil Builder

Hello Investors!

If you are an angel investor or early-stage venture capitalist looking to invest in an impact-driven, tech-enabled startup that is addressing one of the most pressing global challenges of food waste, food security, and climate change, hit the button below.

Hello Partners!

We are always looking for partners who believe in what we are doing, and who want to take part in making an impact. If you have an idea for collaboration, please share it with us. And, if you don’t, let’s brainstorm together. 

Our Partners