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 […]

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 […]

Big Brands or Small – EPR is Mandatory

| < 1 Min read The CPCB (Central Pollution Control Board) has fined major F&B brands for not complying with EPR. The fines range from Rs.8.7 crore to Rs.50.66 crore. This puts forth the seriousness of the govt when it comes to brands filing their statutory returns to govt bodies regarding the collection and proper disposal of plastic waste. Despite […]