CPCB Requests E-waste Stakeholders To Register On Online Portal

CPCB has developed an online EPR Portal for management of e-waste. Hence, all producers, manufacturers, recyclers and refurbishes of e-waste are requested register on this portal by December 31, 2023.

Battery Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2023

These amendments aim to ensure the sustainable production of batteries and improve waste management practices. The rules emphasize environmental responsibility and compliance with Extended Producer Responsibility targets.

Ministry of Environment Implements Rules for Effective Waste Tyre Management

All registered producers on the Waste Tyre EPR Portal are required to submit their Annual Returns for the fiscal year 2022-23 and Quarterly Returns for the first and second quarters of the fiscal year 2023-24. …

Plastic Waste Management (Second Amendment) Rules, 2023

This draft amendment aims to enhance the regulation of plastic waste management, particularly in the areas of compostable and biodegradable plastics, waste processing, labeling, and extended producer responsibility.

Framework for generation of EPR Certificate under E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022

This initiative aims to incentivize and monitor the recycling of essential metals, ensuring they are used sustainably and efficiently. The key metals have been categorized into three groups: Precious Metals, Non-Ferrous Metals, and Ferrous Metals.

Waste Tyre Recyclers and E-Waste Recyclers Directed to Generate EPR End Product Credits

To participate in this interim arrangement, recyclers are required to maintain meticulous records, including procurement of raw materials, sales of end products, and EPR certificate transactions in an Excel sheet format. The aim is to …

Draft SOP for Lead recycling units desirous of importing lead scrap/lead acid battery scrap

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has recently issued comprehensive Draft Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the recycling of lead scraps, including scrap lead-acid battery waste, lead acid battery plates, and other …

Comments Invited on Draft Framework for Generation of EPR Certificates for Key Metals

In the initial two years, EPR certificates will be generated for Gold (Au), Non-Ferrous Metals (Al and Cu), and Iron (including steel and galvanized iron). However, the EPR Certificate framework also leaves room for Rare …

CPCB reiterates the Implementation of EPR Guidelines for Plastic Packaging & Ban on SUP Items

Entities covered under the EPR Guidelines must not deal with any entities not registered on the EPR Portal. The restriction on transactions does not apply to other stakeholders in the supply chain such as traders …

CPCB Estimates E-Waste Generation in India and Ministry Introduces New Rules for Better Management

According to the data collected from countrywide sales and the average life of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) as mandated under the E-waste Management Rules, 2016, India generated approximately 13,46,496.31 tonnes and 16,01,155.36 tonnes of …

CPCB directs PWPs to generate EPR Certificates for Sales in 2022-2023

CPCB has now directed that all registered PWPs shall complete EPR certificates generation for sales made in 2022-2023 on the EPR Portal by 31st July, 2023.

CPCB issues Show Cause notices to Brand Owners under Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued a show cause notices to 479 unregistered Brand Owners under the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016.

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