Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules 2021 (August)

The Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Climate Change (MOEFCC) has recently released the Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules 2021. Below is a list of amendments made to the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016.In a brief summary: Applicability of the rules are extended to brand-owner, plastic waste processor (recycler,co-processor, etc.) as well.Definitions of items such as... Continue Reading →

PET Bottle Scrap Regulations in India

PET or Poly Ethylene Terephthalate is widely used in India. With over 0.9 million tonnes of PET manufactured, 90% of the PET bottle scrap gets recycled, the remaining 10% is left unmanaged. PET bottle scrap or PET Waste related regulations are listed in the following guidelines and rules in India: Plastic Waste Management (PWM) Rules,... Continue Reading →

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