Is EPR Certification mandatory in India?

Extended Producer Responsibility or EPR is a statutory tool used by governments around the world. EPR helps brands and producers in implementing a cradle-to-grave model which will drastically reduce the dependence on virgin resources. India proposed the implementation of EPR with the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016. So is EPR Certification necessary in India? The... Continue Reading →

EPR Registration for Plastic waste in India

Extended Producer Responsibility or EPR around the world and in India is considered to be one of the most effective tools for effective waste management, especially for Plastic. In this regard, EPR Registration has been made mandatory for Producers, Importers, and Brand Owners (PIBOs) by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). To begin with, EPR... Continue Reading →

Consumer – Role of Stakeholders in EPR

EPR or Extended Producer Responsibility is designed to assist a product manufacturer to be held responsible for the waste generated from their products. The roles of stakeholders in the EPR system are extremely important and essential.“Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a policy approach under which producers are given a significant responsibility – financial and/or physical... Continue Reading →

Global Plastic Pollution: Is EPR a solution?

Global Plastic Pollution has a new meaning since the last decade. The rate of plastic disposal and the rise of litter in the environment has increased drastically over the last 15 years. Ocean, which is the earth's last sink, has been at the receiving end of this pollution. On average, 11 million tonnes of plastic... Continue Reading →

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