EPR Portal

Introduction: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has extended the deadline for registration on the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Portal for Plastic Packaging. Originally, all Producers, Importers, and Brand-Owners (PIBOs), as well as Plastic Waste Processors (PWPs), needed to complete their registration by March 31, 2024. However, the portal’s security features are undergoing updates, prompting…

Introduction: In May 2024, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) introduced significant updates to the EPR Portal for Battery Waste Management, addressing requests from producers and recyclers. These updates aim to improve data accuracy and user management. Edit Sales Data Functionality Producers can now correct sales data submitted during registration. This feature is crucial for…

Introduction: The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change introduced the Battery Waste Management Rules 2022, emphasizing Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for battery producers. These rules mandate producers to oversee the lifecycle of batteries, ensuring they recycle or refurbish them properly. EPR Credits: Battery producers are now responsible for the end-of-life management of batteries, incentivizing…