Guidelines

Introduction: The Plastic Packaging Industry is witnessing a transformative shift towards heightened accountability through Producer Responsibility initiatives. The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India, has introduced stringent guidelines on the Extended Plastic Packaging Industry’s Producer Responsibility. These guidelines emphasize the proactive role of Producers, Importers & Brand-Owners (PIBOs), and Plastic…

The Central pollution Control Board has released guidelines for utilization of treated effluent in irrigation. The industry should engage an agricultural scientist or tie-up with an agricultural university or institute for advice on the utilization or the rate of application of the effluent for irrigation considering the agro-climatic conditions. As seasons and the sowing periods…

Central Pollution Control Board has released guidelines for environment compensation to be levied for violation of plastic waste management rules, 2016. As per provision 9.2 of Schedule-II notified through Amendments to PWM Rules dated February 16,2022 “Central Pollution Control Board shall lay down guidelines for imposition and collection of environment compensation (EC) on Producers, Importers…

Guidelines on extended producer responsibility released by MoEFCC for plastic packaging in Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2022. As per legal amendment: Framework for implementation of Extended Producer Responsibility has been mentioned in detail. Rroles and responsibilities of Producers, Importers, Brand Owners, Central Pollution Control Board, State Pollution Control Board or Pollution Control Committees, recyclers…