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 […]

Overcoming Challenges in MLP Collection

| 2 Min read Among the 7 types of plastic is Multi-Layered Plastics (MLP), which presents the most viable and cost-effective packaging options for FMCG companies. However, Challenges in MLP Collection and processing are a daunting task owing to zero value in the recycling value chain, lack of incentives to segregate waste, limitation in disposal channels. Urban India generates […]

Chandigarh is all set to Practice Plastic Waste Management

| 2 Min read Chandigarh ranks 16 among the cleanest cities in India. But when it comes to Waste Management, the main question is how aware the city is about waste segregation and recycling! There is a very fine and thick line between littering and proper disposal of waste. To address this issue and make people aware of this […]

CPCB Amends the SOP for PIBOs under the PWM Rules 2016

| 4 Min read The Plastic Waste Management (PWM) Rules, 2016, has made the adoption of Extended Producer Responsibility Plans mandatory for Producers, Importers & Brand – Owners (PIBOs).  As ruled, PIBOs are required to establish a plastic waste management system according to local bodies’ rules and guidelines. Before implementation, PIBOs are required to register with the concerned SPCB […]

Data Quality for EPR

| < 1 Min read EPR or Extended Producer Responsibility is a necessary tool to ensure waste generators consciously and sustainably dispose of or recycle their waste. To have an EPR framework for brands to follow is of utmost importance and Data quality for EPR is even more important. For a country as vast as India, implementation of EPR requires […]