Littered Plastic Waste and Ocean Pollution

marine pollution, ocean plastic, ocean pollution

| 3 Min read “More fish in the ocean or more plastic in the ocean?” We might all have heard this at least once. Doesn’t sound as scary. But did you ever wonder about the seriousness of the saying? By 2050, the ratio of plastic waste to fish in the ocean is predicted to be 1:1 or >1:1. This […]

Informal Sector- Role of Stakeholders in EPR

Informal Sector stakeholders in EPR

| 5 Min read This final article in the Role of Stakeholders in EPR series is by far the most important role in its implementation. 94% of the electronic waste generated in India is recycled by the informal sector. Yet, they do not receive their deserved recognition. The last couple of years saw a significant change in the way […]

PROs – Role of Stakeholders in EPR

| 5 Min read The Role of Stakeholders in EPR implementation is extremely important and of the previously discussed stakeholders, PROs hold the reigns in implementing the framework on the field. Producer Responsibility Organisations or PROs are middlemen between producers, collectors, recyclers, and the national authority. PROs link PIBOs, recyclers, and aggregators, by enabling PIBOs to fulfil their EPR […]

Recyclers – Role of Stakeholders in EPR

Recyclers Stakeholders in EPR

| 3 Min read Around the world, a lot of countries are introduced to EPR or Extended Producer Responsibility. EPR has proven to be an effective policy in tackling waste.  EPR is a powerful tool that helps regulate waste management responsibilities among the stakeholders in the system. Stakeholders in EPR & Waste Ecosystem include: National Authority Consumers Producer Responsibility […]

An Introduction to e-Waste

| 3 Min read Have you ever wondered what happens to your favourite laptop after you throw it away? If thrown into the garbage bin, it goes straight to landfills. If given off to an e-waste collector, they will send it to recyclers. There are different paths these electronic and electrical waste goes in, depending on how they are […]

PIBOs – Role of Stakeholders in EPR

| 4 Min read The role of stakeholders in EPR was further emphasised in the recently amended Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, published in March 2021. The role and responsibility of Producers, Importers, and Brand Owners (PIBOs) were outlined and stressed upon in the recent notifications. The rapid growth in plastic and e-waste generated each day calls for the […]

Consumer – Role of Stakeholders in EPR

| 5 Min read 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 […]

Recykal uses Digital Technology to manage waste in India

Recykal featured on Plastics Today Magazine

| 2 Min read Digital solutions or digital technology have the capacity to transform any ecosystem, and in this case, it is Waste Management in India. Team Recykal and its digital technology were featured in Plastic Today Magazine. Plastics Today is a quarterly magazine that showcases industry developments, challenges, and pioneers in the sector. Team Recykal is humbled to […]

National Authority – Role of Stakeholders in EPR

| 3 Min read EPR or Extended Producer Responsibility has been widely introduced around the world and has proven to be an effective policy in tackling waste.  EPR is a powerful tool that helps regulate waste management responsibilities among the stakeholders in the system. Stakeholders in EPR & Waste Ecosystem include: National Authority Consumers Producer Responsibility Organisation (PROs) Producers, […]

Recykal, Raising Recycle Rates

Cloud based Recykal raising Recycling Rates

| 2 Min read Waste can be turned into a resource. Who would’ve thought so or believed it 5 years ago? Let alone using digital technology to streamline and manage waste. Plastic Waste or E-waste is perceived as nothing but as it is – waste. In India, when someone says “throw it away”, it automatically goes into the dustbin. […]