Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016 Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules, 2021

Environment Ministry notified the Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules, 2021 on August 13, 2021. Highlights These new rules prohibit specific single-use plastic items with “low utility and high littering potential by the year 2022. Under it, manufacture of a range of plastic products will be banned. These plastic products comprise of ear buds with plastic ..

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CPCB and Plastic Waste Management

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has pulled up 52 companies for not specifying a timeline or a plan to collect the plastic waste that results from their business activities. Plastic Waste Management Rules As per the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, (which was amended in 2018) companies using plastic in their processes (packaging and production) ..

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