Hazardous waste

MoEFCC  recently issued a significant notification that introduces the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Amendment Rules, 2023. This latest amendment represents a progressive step towards enhancing the existing framework of waste management in India, particularly in the context of Extended Producer Responsibility (ERP) for Used Oil. The key highlights of this notification…

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…

Gujarat Pollution Control Board has made E-Manifest mandatory for all industries who generates hazardous waste. The Hazardous Waste Manifest form is a chain-of-custody form used to track the generation, transportation and receipt of hazardous waste. The Manifest form includes information on the Generator, Transporter and Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facility (TSDF), the hazardous waste type,…

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEFCC) has been released new Hazardous and Other Wastes Management Second Amendment Rules, 2022. Before knowing what has changed in this amended rule we will learn about Hazardous Wastes Management Rules. Unscientific disposal of hazardous and other waste through burning or incineration leads to emission of toxic…

Gujarat Pollution Control Board has released office mandate to obtain Consent To Establish separately for common facility type industries. CTE-Consent to establish is NOC given by GPCB which is required before you start your business or enterprise as per The Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act – 1974 and the air (prevention and control of…

Gujarat Pollution Control Board has released a circular for exemption from printed copy of submission of manifest for transportation of hazardous waste under Rule-19 under Hazardous and Other Waste (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules-2016. According to Rule-19 under Hazardous and Other Waste (Management and Transboundary Traffic) Rules-2016, 7 different copies of the manifest must be…

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has released ERP for Tyre Producers under the Hazardous & Other Wastes (Management & Transboundary Movement) Amendment Rules, 2022 (21.07.2021) and added “Extended Producer Responsibility” for waste tyre management.  According to the provision of this legal obligation, the target for recycling of waste rubber/ tyre has been…