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Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a policy established by the Central Pollution Control Board that consists of guidelines, rules, and regulations. Extended Producer Responsibility was created to lessen the environmental impact of heavy plastic production. Producers, Brand Owners, and Importers are all covered by these rules and regulations.

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a policy established for the management and disposal of plastic waste created. Within these entities, EPR divides the recycling and end-of-life disposal of this plastic waste into equal halves. Post-industrial and post-consumer garbage are the most common types of waste.

The EPR standards will aid in the formalization and growth of the plastic waste management industry. The guidelines enable the sale and purchase of surplus extended producer responsibility certificates, establishing a market mechanism for plastic waste management. The Guidelines establish a framework for levying environmental compensation based on the polluter pays principle when producers, importers, and brand owners fail to meet extended producer responsibility targets, to protect and improve the goal of protecting and improving the environment and preventing, controlling, and abating pollution. To read more http://ospcboard.org/

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

Step 1: Registration with Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) & Odisha State Pollution Control board (OPCB)

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