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Introduction: The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change issued an Office Memorandum (OM) on May 17, 2024, providing important clarifications regarding using domestically recycled materials in battery manufacturing and labeling requirements per the Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022. Key Clarifications 1. Use of Domestically Recycled Materials: Sub-rule 14(4) of Rule 4 under the Battery…

Introduction: The Gas Cylinders (Amendment) Rules, 2024, represent a pivotal moment in enhancing safety and operational efficiency within the compressed gas industry. With technology advancing and demand rising, these rules signify a necessary evolution in regulatory frameworks to meet contemporary challenges. A notable inclusion within these rules is the requirement for barcoding, encompassing radio frequency…

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has released the E-Waste (Management) Second Amendment, 2023, which states the following: Amendment to Rule 5: In the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), in rule 5, after clause (3), insert the following clause: “You must adopt approved destruction technologies to manage…

Central Pollution Control Board has released a notification regarding the release of imported consignments of procedure of 106 EEEs items. In past notification authority has requested for releases of imported consignments of Producers as defined in the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022 after taking an undertaking and also on the submission of acknowledgment from the CPCB’s…

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has released draft notification on EPR for Used Oil under the Hazardous & Other Wastes (Management & Transboundary Movement) Amendment Rules, 2023 (02.05.2023) and added “Extended Producer Responsibility” for used oil. As per this draft rules, (i) Producers, (ii) Collection agents, (iii) Recyclers, (iv) Used Oil importers…

The state wise list of Ewaste Recyclers India May 2023 has been updated by Central Pollution Control Board (as on 03.05.2023). You may download the list from the below link. The list of Ewaste recyclers is regularly updated by state pollution control boards. As per Environment Protection Rules, hazardous wastes shall be disposed off as…

Authorized metal scrap recyclers Gujarat 2022 has been updated by Gujarat Pollution Control Board. You may download the list from the below link. As per Environment Protection Rules, hazardous wastes shall be disposed off as per consent obtained from the State Pollution Control Board. It is highly recommended to dispose off the waste through the…