Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Current Affairs, GK & News

Regulations on Waste Tyres Management

On January 5, 2022, Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change shared the draft notification for regulations on “extended producer responsibility (EPR) for waste tyres”. Key facts The regulation will be effective in the fiscal year 2022-23, if finalised. Draft notification was shared in because, NGT data shows that India discards around 275,000 tyres each ..

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India’s Plastic Waste Recycling Targets

The Union environment ministry has released a draft notification to regulate the extended producer responsibility (EPR) under the “Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016”. Key facts The draft provides that, quantity of waste will have to be managed by producers, brand owners and importers, who are generate plastic packaging waste across India. When the draft notification ..

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