Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR) in Gujarat
Extended Producer Responsibility is guidelines enforced by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to protect the environment and reduce pollution. Producers, Importers, and Brand Owners all fall under the rules of Extended Producer Responsibility. EPR is primarily concerned with aspects of post-industrial and post-consumer plastic waste litter, with an initial focus on packaging plastic waste management.
Gujarat State Pollution Control board (GPCB) is developing and implementing rules to protect the environment by controlling pollution. They have been working on controlling pollution at the source by implementing different policies. Working on different research to bring down the plastic waste generate to be recycled through unique sources. They are also in touch with the other agencies and local authorities to keep a track of the waste generated in the state. To read more visit https://gpcb.gujarat.gov.in/
If you are Producer, Importer, Brand owner in having Obligation for Extended Producers Responsibility fulfillment in Gujarat you may follow the below steps for Registration,
Step 1: Registration with Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) & Gujarat State Pollution Control board (GPCB)
Step 2: Collection of Waste through an authorized waste management agency
Step 3: Collection & Aggregation of Relevant Documents
Step 4: Quarterly Report Submission to CPCB
Step 5: Submission of Annual Report on Extended Producers Responsibility Liability Fulfillment.