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 […]

Hazardous and Non-hazardous waste

| 2 Min read Industrial waste is generated from industrial activity and comprises any material that has become unusable throughout the manufacturing process from factories, mills, and mining operations. It includes dirt and gravel, bricks and concrete, scrap metal, oil, solvents, chemicals, scrap wood, and even food waste from restaurants. The industrial waste can be solid, liquid, or semi-solid, […]

Everything You Should Know About The PWM Rules

| 3 Min read Do you know? India produces around 3.4 million tonnes of plastic waste each year. It’s essential to question how EPR rules are assisting us in reshaping India into the most sustainable country with a circular economy in plastic usage. We know that the PWM rules for 2021 mainly focused on storing, transporting, dispensing, or packaging […]

Extended Producer Responsibility(EPR) In India

| 7 Min read What Is EPR? Before knowing anything about EPR, Are you aware that 79% of plastic waste is in landfills, water, and the environment? Humans consume that without their knowledge. According to researchers, what if things keep going this way? Plastic will outnumber fish in the oceans by 2050. As a result, each country is responsible […]

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) – […]