Draft Gazette Notification on EPR Rules October 2021

| 9 Min read The latest Draft Gazette notification on EPR rules by the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) was released on 6th October 2021. The Draft has brought in new/changes in the following specific areas: Applicability of the EPR Rules Registration procedures Targets Obligations w.r.t plastic packaging Reuse Recycle Use of Recycled Content End of […]

EPR and Sustainability As A Revenue Catalyst

| 2 Min read Over a decade ago, when sustainability was mentioned, no one bat an eye as it wasn’t gravely needed. With massive industrialization and urbanization, the quantity of waste being generated has increased manifold. The problem of waste can no longer be ignored. To curb this issue, the Govt of India has introduced Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) […]

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 […]

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

| 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 […]

The role of chemicals in the future of plastic recycling

Role of chemicals in the future of plastic recycling

| 2 Min read Even though we are aware of the slow condition of plastic recycling that we are facing today, its demand keeps increasing. If it continues in the same manner the plastic waste volumes will grow from 260 million tons per year in 2016 to 460 million tons by 2030. This will only hike the already existing […]

Brands pledge to use Recycled Plastic Waste in Production

Brands pledge to protect mother earth

| 2 Min read Recycling is key in helping conserve natural resources and protect the global environment for human wellbeing. Among the long list of recyclable materials, plastic waste recycling is one of the major aspects to be focussed on. Plastic waste in landfills, incineration, and more are creating immense negative impacts on the environment. Countries around the world […]

Recykal Stories: Changlang – Swacch City, Award at Swachh Survekshan 2021.

Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh, Awarded at Swachh Survekshan 2021

| 4 Min read The Indian Government has been encouraging and implementing various programs for the cities, towns, and states to overcome the issue of uncleanliness around the country. One of such initiatives is Swachh Survekshan 2021, a pan India annual cleanliness survey, where the award is presented to the cities, towns, and states based on sanitation, waste management, […]

New bubble barrier to combat marine plastic waste

| 2 Min read Plastic waste management is an ever increasing concern for our nation. The amount of waste generated is also multiplying with increasing population. Since this waste does not have a distinctive channeling process and therefore ends up in landfills as well as water bodies. Therefore, the waste on land is not the only issue, marine plastic […]

Draft Gazette Notification on EPR Rules October 2021

| 9 Min read The latest Draft Gazette notification on EPR rules by the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) was released on 6th October 2021. The Draft has brought in new/changes in the following specific areas: Applicability of the EPR Rules Registration procedures Targets Obligations w.r.t plastic packaging Reuse Recycle Use of Recycled Content End 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 […]