Recykal Point Program: Technology-driven waste management store

Recykal Point

| 2 Min read Recykal point is a waste management facility or a Material Recovery Facility (MRF). It is digitally equipped to bridge on-field waste management to recyclers and waste generators, through technology. It serves as a depository of recyclable and non-recyclable dry waste – wherein depositors can get paid in return for bringing their waste. Kabadiwalas, Waste Collectors, […]

Plastic Waste Management (Second Amendment) Rules 2021 (September)

Plastic Waste Management (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2021

| 2 Min read The Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Climate Change (MOEFCC) has recently released the Plastic Waste Management (Second Amendment) Rules 2021. According to which, recycled plastic or products made of recycled plastic can be used for storing, carrying, dispensing, or packaging ready-to-eat or drinks. As per PWM (Second Amendment) 2021 Rules prior to the amendment Carry […]

HUL turns to recycled PET Bottle scrap for packaging

HUL to use recycled plastic in their packaging

| 2 Min read The consumption of home care products is unstoppable in a world where the population is increasing drastically. This consumption also generates tons of pet bottle scrap. When the harmful effects are known, it is mandatory to think about sustainable ways to tame these effects by recycling pet bottles. One of the leading home care products […]

Price Trends for PET Bottle Scrap in August

PET Bottle Scrap Price Trend August, 2021

| 2 Min read The average prices of PET Bottle Scrap saw a rise in the mid of august and a slight drop in the prices by the end of August. It should be noted that the prices across the country varied by at least 5-6% and the price fluctuation due to local factors has reduced the national average. […]

Transparency Index for Pollution Control Boards in India

Transparency is Key

| 3 Min read Transparency is key – in any organisation, transaction, or entity. The Pollution Control Boards (PCBs) which are 29 in number, whereas Pollution Control Committees (PCCs) are 6 in number; are the custodians of environmental laws, regulations, and the future of the population. The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) released a report on the ‘Transparency […]

New Age Innovations: Shoes made from Recycled Plastic Bags

Shoes from recycled plastic

| 2 Min read Recycled Plastic bags have been reused on many occasions to make cushions, bags, and for energy recovery. In the latest development, a 22-year old from Dubai has invented Shoes made from Recycled Plastic bags, bottles, and rubber. Every year, more than 1 to 5 trillion bags of plastic are used around the world. Majority of […]