What equipments do MRFs use?

| 3 Min read The quantity of overall solid waste in cities is rising at a pace of 5% per year due to increased urbanisation. Every year, per capita waste generation, grows by 1.3%. Because of the rising waste generation, it is impossible to recycle most of the waste generated if MRFs execute manual operations, as manual processes take […]

Where to sell plastic waste online

| 3 Min read As India’s population grew during the 1990s, with many people commuting to cities for livelihood, nationwide waste management was jeopardised. Waste is dumped in and around almost every city. That’s when the law that prompted the Indian government to adopt statewide rules governing effective waste management and establishing waste processing and disposal facilities came to […]

Growing concern about E-waste in India

| 4 Min read The use of electronic equipment has increased dramatically in India due to the rapid expansion of the IT and communications industries. Because of the increased concern over e-waste, there is a greater emphasis on recycling and better e-waste management. People keep most of the obsolete electronic equipment at home because they don’t know how to […]

Plastic Deposit Refund System in Kedarnath 

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| 3 Min read Kedarnath attracts over 15,000 visitors per day, 3,000+ ponies with escorts, safai sathis, security and disaster management teams, licensed shops with workers leading to an overall footfall of 35,000+.   The Char Dham Yatra began on May 3rd, 2022 post the COVID regulations and over 8 lakh pilgrims have reportedly visited the shrines to date. Swamped […]

The rising problem of plastic waste in India

| 3 Min read Plastic became the most popular material for consumer products in the Indian market in the 1960s. The increased usage of plastic is a tangible sign of modernity. The first time Indians used plastic was exciting owing to its glossy substance, vivid colours, and less expensive to purchase in bulk. The first plastic items used by […]

What are Material recovery facilities?

| 3 Min read Material recovery facilities are also known as Material Reclamation Facilities or Material Recycling Facilities. Material recovery facilities are designed to produce clean and pure recyclable materials to guarantee that the commodities produced are marketable and fetch the highest price. The waste is collected from the doorstep in segregated form, which is then sorted into different […]

Digital Product Passports To Enable A Circular Economy

Why Digital Product Passport is Important

| 2 Min read Just like how human passports verify where you come from, we can now track every product to its roots with the help of Digital Product Passports! If you haven’t heard of these, here’s what you need to know: The objective of having a Digital Product Passport is to recognise the raw materials used in creating […]

MOEFCC Notification on 6th July 2022 – PWM Guidelines

| 5 Min read As per PWM Amendment Rules, 2022 released by MOEFCC on 7th July 2022 These rules may be called Plastic Waste Management (Second Amendment) Rules, 2022. Effective From: They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. The following are the changes and substitutions as the draft notification, 2022.Under Clause (b) – […]

Single-use Plastic Ban – What will change from July 1st, 2022?

Single Use Plastic Ban July 1 2022

| 4 Min read From July 1, the Indian government is set to ban single-use plastic. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) provided a list of steps to implement the prohibition on single-use plastic products, including the manufacturing, stocking, importation, sale, and distribution of such things. Plastic bags smaller than 75 microns were already prohibited by the Ministry of […]

Pepsico & Coca Cola invest in Recycled PET Packaging

| 2 Min read Owing to the pollution control regulations the use of recycled PET packaging has surged, and here’s a brief about how soda giants are tackling this change. A sustainability push seems to have taken over the food and beverages industry. Pepsico, a giant in this industry, is also an integral part of this change, which was […]