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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…

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) introduced the Plastic Waste Amendment Rules 2023, amending the existing Plastic Waste Management Rules of 2016. Outlined within these amendments are significant changes: The MoEF&CC has made deliberate efforts to fine-tune regulations regarding plastic waste management through these amendments. These adjustments aim to streamline and specify regulations…

The Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has unveiled substantial changes to the Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022, by launching the Management of Waste Battery Amendments Rules 2023. These latest revisions mark a pivotal moment, specifically impacting the roles and obligations delineated in rules 8 and 9. In Rule 8, titled “Functions of…

The list of authorized users of spent solvent for recycling under the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016, as updated in June 2023, is a crucial reference point for businesses and industries dealing with hazardous waste disposal in India. These rules, formulated to safeguard the environment and human health, necessitate the…

The list of actual users of lead acid battery & scrap authorized by GPCB under Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 is given below. This list is updated in Jun 2023. Regulatory Compliance Under Environment Protection Rules According to Environment Protection Rules, entities must dispose of lead acid scrap with consent…

MoEFCC introduced a groundbreaking change by amending the Green Revolution Environmental Policy 2.0, which was originally dated September 14, 2006. Moreover, these extensive amendments comprehensively address a wide range of activities, encompassing new projects, expansions of existing projects, and modernization efforts. After all of these actions are carried out with a primary focus on their…

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) enacted the standardization of semiconductor industrial sector classification into Red, Orange, Green, and White Categories. CPCB has also classified nine additional industrial sectors, which include Scrapping Centers, Used Cooking Oil Collection Centers, Compressed/Refined Biogas, Railway Stations, Dairy Farms, Gaushalas, Building and Construction Projects with a built-up area of up to…