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 […]

Growing concern about E-waste in India

| 4 Min read The use of electronic equipment has increased dramatically in India due to the rapid expansion of the IT and communications industries. Because of the increased concern over e-waste, there is a greater emphasis on recycling and better e-waste management. People keep most of the obsolete electronic equipment at home because they don’t know how to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]