Plastic Deposit Refund System in Kedarnath 

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| 3 Min read Kedarnath attracts over 15,000 visitors per day, 3,000+ ponies with escorts, safai sathis, security and disaster management teams, licensed shops with workers leading to an overall footfall of 35,000+.   The Char Dham Yatra began on May 3rd, 2022 post the COVID regulations and over 8 lakh pilgrims have reportedly visited the shrines to date. Swamped […]

The Rising Problem Of Plastic Waste In India

| 3 Min read Plastic became the most popular material for consumer products in the Indian market in the 1960s. The increased usage of plastic is a tangible sign of modernity. The first time Indians used plastic was exciting owing to its glossy substance, vivid colours, and less expensive to purchase in bulk. The first plastic items used by […]

What is a Material Recovery Facility ?

| 3 Min read Material Recovery Facilities are also known as Material Reclamation Facilities or Material Recycling Facilities. Material recovery facilities are designed to produce clean and pure recyclable materials to guarantee that the commodities produced are marketable and fetch the highest price. The waste is collected from the doorstep in segregated form, which is then sorted into different […]

         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

| 2 Min read Do you know? India produces around 3.4 million tonnes of plastic waste each year. It’s essential to question how EPR rules are assisting us in reshaping India into the most sustainable country with a circular economy in plastic usage. We know that the Plastic Waste Management regulations for 2021 mainly focused on storing, transporting, dispensing, […]

Extended Producer Resposibility In India

| 7 Min read What Is EPR? Are you aware that 79% of plastic waste is in landfills, water, and the environment? Humans consume that without their knowledge. According to researchers, what if things keep going this way? Plastic will outnumber fish in the oceans by 2050. As a result, each country is responsible for enacting laws limiting plastic […]

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 […]