5 Major Challenges in Plastic Waste Recycling

Plastic waste recycling is the reprocessing of plastic waste into new and useful products. The effective performance of plastic recycling can Protect the environment, Reduce the dependence on landfillsConserve resources from plastic pollution and Reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Challenges of Plastic Waste Recycling It is well known that plastic recycling is an important part and can... Continue Reading →

Bringing Inclusivity through EPR in India

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) has been a revolution in the plastic waste management system in India. It is a well-known fact that there is value in sifting through the waste that we discard. And each act of sifting, collecting, sorting, grading, trading has an unseen and unrecognized army of waste pickers working each and every... Continue Reading →

India Plastics Pact

Billions of tons of plastic has been produced since the 1950’s, almost 91 per cent, has not been recycled. Most of this plastic waste goes to landfills and pollutes the environment.  It is a proud moment as our nation has started to take action to create a system and set things right.  The Indian Plastics... Continue Reading →

Draft Gazette Notification on EPR Rules October 2021

The latest Draft Gazette notification on EPR rules by the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) was released on 6th October 2021. The Draft has brought in new/changes in the following specific areas: Applicability of the EPR RulesRegistration proceduresTargetsObligations w.r.t plastic packagingReuseRecycleUse of Recycled ContentEnd of Life DisposalPlastic Credits TradingFiling of Annual ReturnsEnvironmental... Continue Reading →

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