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    Quantity of Plastic Waste Generated daily in India?

    India grapples with a daily generation of approximately 26,000 tons of plastic waste, with less than half of this enormous quantity undergoing recycling. As a result, a substantial portion of this waste finds its way into the environment, posing significant challenges.

    Within India’s annual solid waste output, plastic waste holds a considerable share, accounting for 8%. This highlights the magnitude of the issue and the necessity for more effective recycling and waste management strategies.

    Among the prominent cities contributing significantly to waste generation in India, Delhi leads the pack, followed closely by Kolkata and Ahmedabad. These cities face heightened challenges in managing and curbing waste levels, demanding comprehensive waste management initiatives.

    Facts on the usage of plastic?

    Reports indicate a noticeable rise in plastic production in India, escalating from approximately 1,600 million metric tonnes in 2014-2015 to 1,700 metric tonnes by 2017-2018. This growth underscores the concerning trend of amplified plastic manufacturing within the country during that period.

    Additionally, concerning statistics reveal that a substantial 73% of beach litter comprises plastic, a figure that continues to surge incrementally.

    What is EPR

    EPR, or Extended Producer Responsibility, is a framework where brand owners, importers, manufacturers, or producers bear responsibility for managing the treatment and disposal of their post-consumer products. This accountability mandates them to formulate and adhere to a comprehensive EPR Action plan, ensuring the collection of plastic waste stemming from their products. By actively engaging in managing the end-life of their goods, they contribute to mitigating the environmental impact of their products on the ecosystem.

    EPR Services – Plastic Waste Collection and Disposal Process

    The generation of plastic waste in large-scale production poses severe environmental threats, particularly when disposed of in the soil or in pollution-inducing garbage dumps. Therefore, it is imperative to treat and recycle plastic waste proactively to prevent harm and soil degradation. Adhering to Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) rules is not just a recommendation but a mandatory requirement that necessitates complete cooperation.

    Through our Plastic EPR Services, our goal is to assist organizations in fulfilling their obligations under the Plastic Waste Management (PWM) Rules. We achieve this by developing Extended Producer Responsibility plans and establishing modalities for an effective waste collection system.

    Given the alarming volumes of Multi-Layered Plastic (MLP) waste, the Plastic Waste Management (PWM) Rules of 2016 were enacted, mandating the phasing out of all non-recyclable and multi-layered plastics within a two-year timeframe. Subsequently, a ban was imposed on “multi-layered plastic which is non-recyclable or non-energy recoverable or with no alternate use.”

    Bulk producers and packaging brand owners are obligated to meet market targets by effectively channeling recyclable or non-recyclable multi-layered plastic (MLP) waste and taking responsibility for its recycling. This ensures that all generated waste is recycled under conditions that pose no harm to the environment.

    In compliance with the provisions 9 (1&2) and 13(2) of the PWM Rules, 2016, as amended in 2018, a notice for EPR registration is available for download by clicking the button below.

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    Items and Areas where plastic is used?

    • From a comb to a milk packet, when we look around ourselves, we are able to find many things made of plastic, completely or partially.
    • Nearly 90% of the things we use today are made up of plastic or contain components made of plastic, eg, Banners, pouches, flex, straws, wrappers and much more.
    • Most of the junk food and packaged food we consume is wrapped in plastic which is not only non-recyclable but also harmful for one’s health.

    Impacts of plastic on Water, Soil, Air

    • Dumping of plastic can deteriorate soil by taking away its organic properties.
    • The presence of micro plastics in soil affects the life of earthworms and other species.
    • Impacts underground water quality imparts harmful plastic pieces in the water which are then consumed by humans on a daily basis.
    • 8 million metric tonnes of plastic go to the ocean every year, majorly affecting the marine life.

    Solve the plastic problem in India

    Tackling the plastic problem is utterly important. Cities in India need a very strict and robust plastic waste management system so as to protect their environment. This involves the following steps which can collectively solve the plastic waste problem in the country.

    Quality of recyclable plastic

    Plastic is a complex material. Products made out of plastic can contain different types of material together. Since all types of plastics are not recyclable, therefore, recycling of plastic products is not easy as all products are not recyclable.

    Plastic recycling is easily done for products made up of single plastic material. Eg PET bottles, thermoplastics (plastics that can be recycled as they can be melted and molded into new products), etc.

    Amount of recyclable plastic/reusable plastic

    Plastic waste can be used for road construction. Around 1 lakh kilometers of roads have been built in India using discarded plastic.
    Recyclable plastic e.g thermoplastic such as PET & PVC. Products made of thermoplastic can be recycled.