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 […]

Sabka Sath Swachh Kedarnath through Deposit Refund System

| 5 Min read Date: 3rd June 2022 Project Status – DRS Kedarnath To tackle the increasing problem of plastic waste in Kedarnath, Tehsil Ukhimath had reached out to various agencies for innovative and disruptive solutions. Recykal proposed one of its kind Deposit Refund System Project to SDM, Ukhimath dt. 3rd May 2022 under the Plastic Waste Management Rules, […]

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 […]

Are PET Bottle Scrap imports banned in India?

| 3 Min read Yes, the import of PET Bottle scrap is banned in India. Once upon a time, India was one of the largest importers of PET bottle scrap, after China. India imported large volumes of PET scrap from the USA, Europe, and the Gulf countries. The booming recycling industry heavily relied on PET imports, .i.e nearly 70-80% […]

Recykal Stories: Agriculture Plastic Waste gets a new life

| 4 Min read “The waste generated on a farm decomposes, except for PLASTIC” Plastic waste mismanagement is a growing issue across the world and in India. The same applies to Agricultural Plastic Waste (APW). Agriculture and its allied sectors are the single largest source of livelihood for many in India; accounting to 17-18% of the country’s GDP. The […]

5 reasons how seasons affect PET bottle prices

| 3 Min read PET bottle and its market importance PET or Polyethylene Terephthalate is a Code ‘1’ plastic widely used for beverage and water bottles across the world. Due to its excellent water barrier, non-toxic nature and material strength, PET plastic is used across multiple packaging products.  An approximate 480 billion PET plastic bottles are used globally, 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 […]