How is Environmental Compensation levied under PWM rules?

| 3 Min read Two amendments to the Plastic Waste Management Rules on Environmental Compensation were made in 2022. According to the February 16, 2022 amendment, CPCB was mandated to establish guidelines for the imposition and collection of Environmental Compensation if PIBOs failed to meet the obligations specified in the guidelines. The July 6, 2022 amendment states that Environmental […]

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) […]

Michelin uses Technology Innovation for a sustainable future

| 2 Min read Globally, more than 1 billion tyres reach their end-of-life each year, and the un-recycled Tyre waste has been identified as a global problem. Michelin, a leading tyre manufacturer has harnessed technology innovation and collaborations to help reduce waste. A worn-out tyre is often dumped in a landfill or burnt or occasionally recycled. Did you know […]

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 […]

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, […]

Recykal Stories: Empowering the Waste Management Sector

| 3 Min read At Recykal, our aim is to provide a full-proof digital platform for waste management. At the same time we also aim towards creating a positive impact in the lives of the informal sector. The informal sector mainly includes the waste collectors who also sort the waste.  Their daily routine revolves around collecting waste and segregating […]

5 Major Challenges in Plastic Waste Recycling

| 3 Min read Plastic waste recycling is the reprocessing of plastic waste into new and useful products. The effective performance of plastic recycling can Protect the environment, Reduce the dependence on landfills Conserve resources from plastic pollution and Reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Challenges of Plastic Waste Recycling It is well known that plastic recycling is an important part and […]

Innovations for Effective Plastic Waste Management

Innovations for Effective Plastic Waste Management

| 3 Min read Plastic Waste Management is an integral part that should be focused on & processed for productive plastic waste control. It needs implementation of proper actions right from the plastic waste inception to its final discarding. It is very crucial to understand the amount of damage occurring to our planet because “Convenience at the expense of the […]

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 […]