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Central Pollution Control Board has manifested a policy regarding the safety and prevention of increasing plastic waste and the production of plastic waste. This policy contains different guidelines based on avoiding and taking down this escalating plastic. The issue of growing landfills getting filled with Post-Consumer and Post-Industrial Waste needs to be taken care of.

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a legal environment protection Act aimed at decreasing the environmental effect of a product and its packaging by requiring product manufacturers, producers, and consumers to take responsibility for the validity of the product to its end-of-life disposal of their products, including their plastic packaging, and recycling.

The Manipur policy pertaining to Imphal lacks a holistic approach. Segregation of waste at the source should be made mandatory and laws should be enacted to impose penalties on those violating the law. More awareness campaign is necessary to highlight the ill impacts pertaining to open dumping and improper management of MSW. To read more https://manipcb.nic.in/

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

Step 1: Registration on with Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) & Manipur State Pollution Control board (MANIPCB)

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.

Relevant Links: Extended Producers Responsibility Calculator, State Wise EPR Liability, Category Wise EPR Liability, EPR certificate, EPR Registration, EPR License, EPR Authorization, EPR action plan, EPR consultant, EPR Compliance