What has changed in the new of E-Waste (Management) Rules 2022?

Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) has released E-Waste (Management) Rules 2022 and it is effective from 1st April 2023. This Rule is released to bring clarity about E-Waste. The definition of consumer is deleted and Entity which has used at least one thousand units of electrical and electronic equipment listed in Schedule I, at any point of time in the particular financial year are considered as bulk consumers. The legal obligation for the consumer is now made easier because an annual return is now NOT required to submit by the consumer. The definition of E-Waste is defined to bring clarity. Our team has completed the study and prepared a comparison of older and newer rules in the context of consumers. You may download it from the below link.

According to the provision under revised rules, a total of 106 items are described in Schedule I. The definition of “Bulk Consumer” and “Consumer” are merged as the “Bulk Consumer”. The annual return is now NOT required to submit by the consumer to SPCB according to the new legal provisions.

Download – Comparison of E-Waste (Management) Rules 2016 & 2022

Download – New Rules of e-waste 2022

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