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 […]

Price Trends for PET Scrap in September

| 2 Min read The average prices of PET scrap saw a consistent rise across the month. 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 impacted the national average. A consistently high rate was observed in Himachal Pradesh with ₹ 48.5/Kg at the […]

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, […]

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 […]

Greenhouse built from PET Bottle Scrap in Arunachal Pradesh

| 2 Min read A first of its kind project was successfully implemented in the Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh. A greenhouse was constructed using PET bottle scrap. This project had a very positive impact on the local community. This greenhouse was built on 15th August 2020, initiating reuse and recycling of PET bottle scrap. The Arunachal Pradesh government […]

Price Trends for PET Scrap in September

| 2 Min read The average prices of PET scrap saw a consistent rise across the month. 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 impacted the national average. A consistently high rate was observed in Himachal Pradesh with ₹ 48.5/Kg at the […]

Extended Producer Responsibility: Status around the world

Extended Producer Responsibility

| 5 Min read EPR or Extended Producer Responsibility is a policy approach that shifts the responsibility of a product post the end-of-use of a product to the producers. This is termed as an ‘upstream shift’ of the responsibility from the municipalities to the producers. WWF has identified EPR (Extended Producer Responsibility) as an effective and most critical policy […]

Is EPR Certification mandatory in India?

EPR Certification in India

| 3 Min read Extended Producer Responsibility or EPR is a statutory tool used by governments around the world. EPR helps brands and producers in implementing a cradle-to-grave model which will drastically reduce the dependence on virgin resources. India proposed the implementation of EPR with the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016. So is EPR Certification necessary in India? The […]

EPR Registration for Plastic waste in India

EPR Registration in India

| 3 Min read Extended Producer Responsibility or EPR around the world and in India is considered to be one of the most effective tools for effective waste management, especially for Plastic. In this regard, EPR Registration has been made mandatory for Producers, Importers, and Brand Owners (PIBOs) by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). To begin with, EPR […]

5 Steps of Waste Management for Bulk Waste Generators

| 3 Min read Bulk Waste generators as the name suggests are generators of waste in large quantities on a daily basis, and according to rules they are required to follow effective waste management practices: Ensure waste segregation in your premises Ensure 100% recycling of plastic waste Ensure appropriate disposal channels, especially for e-waste Wondering if you are a […]