Extended Producer Responsibility is a legal policy to recycle the waste generated by the Producers, Brand-Owners, and Importers. Extended Producer Responsibility is directly under the control of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) which issues different guidelines for recycling waste.

Extended Producer Responsibility guidelines, rules, and regulations particularly obliged different Brand-owners, Producers, Importers, Consumers, and Vendors by dividing the responsibilities of recycling or End of life disposal of Plastic Waste and Packaging Plastic Waste produced by them.

Himachal Pradesh State Pollution Control board (HPPCB) has taken multiple initiatives to tackle plastic waste through Extended Producer Responsibilities (EPR). They are planning and implementing various strategies to control pollution and also educating various government bodies and local bodies about the EPR rules and obligations.  They are also working on different search projects which will help them to advise the state government. To read more visit https://hppcb.nic.in/

If you are a Producer, Importer, and Brand owner with having Obligation for Extended Producers Responsibility fulfillment in Himachal Pradesh you may follow the below steps for Registration,

Step 1: Registration with Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) & Himachal Pradesh State Pollution Control board (HPPCB)

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.

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