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 […]

Recykal (PRO) – A perfect platform for EPR

| 27 Min read Abstract In the past few decades in the developed world and more recently in India, Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) has been viewed as a promising alternative to traditional waste management policy. In most cases it is impractical and infeasible for firms to manage their own EPR operations due to which they outsource it to third […]

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% […]

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 […]

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: Latur, Maharashtra awarded at Swachh Survekshan 2021

| 3 Min read Swachh Survekshan is a pan India annual cleanliness survey that ranks India’s cities, towns and states based on sanitation, waste management and overall cleanliness.  In the latest nationwide cleanliness survey 4,320 cities were covered in 28 days, adding that over 4.2 core people had given their feedback. Latur, a city in Maharashtra was recognized for […]

Recykal Point Program: Technology-driven waste management store

Recykal Point

| 2 Min read Recykal point is a waste management facility or a Material Recovery Facility (MRF). It is digitally equipped to bridge on-field waste management to recyclers and waste generators, through technology. It serves as a depository of recyclable and non-recyclable dry waste – wherein depositors can get paid in return for bringing their waste. Kabadiwalas, Waste Collectors, […]

Plastic Waste Management (Second Amendment) Rules 2021 (September)

Plastic Waste Management (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2021

| 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 […]

Transparency Index for Pollution Control Boards in India

Transparency is Key

| 3 Min read Transparency is key – in any organisation, transaction, or entity. The Pollution Control Boards (PCBs) which are 29 in number, whereas Pollution Control Committees (PCCs) are 6 in number; are the custodians of environmental laws, regulations, and the future of the population. The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) released a report on the ‘Transparency […]

Are PET Bottle Scrap imports banned in India?

India bans PET Scrap Imports

| 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% […]