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 […]

Recykal is now ISO accredited

| 2 Min read Recykal is delighted to announce we’re now ISO accredited for standards, ISO 27001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, and ISO 90001. These internationally recognized standards ensure our products and services meet the needs of our stakeholders through effective waste management solutions.  What is the ISO? The International Organization for Standardization(ISO) is an international body with a […]

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 PWM 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 […]

Recykal at WEF’s Global Tech Governance Retreat

| < 1 Min read Earlier this year, the World Economic Forum recognized Recykal as a Technology Pioneer! With that, Recykal was invited to participate in WEF events & discussions, and contribute to the forum’s initiatives by collaborating with global leaders to address key industry & societal issues. We’re happy to announce that, this June, we’re heading to the Global […]

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) […]

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 […]

4 reasons why EPR is the solution to plastic recycling

EPR is the solution for plastic recycling

| 3 Min read EPR and Plastic Recycling? The Extended Producer Responsibility or EPR is a precursor to Plastic Recycling. In a country that produces more than 3.3 million tonnes of plastic every year, EPR is a policy tool that will help in enabling Plastic Recycling. Extended Producer Responsibility or EPR as the name suggests, is the responsibility of […]

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 […]