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Due to the surge in pollutants and environmental waste, the government has recommended a legal policy to address the problem with the help of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). The government has enacted a law called Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) to reduce and improve the problem of Packaging Plastic Waste.

The Extended Producers Responsibility focuses on enforcing these requirements on diverse Producers, Brand Owners, and Importers to prevent Post-industrial Plastic Waste. The Central Pollution Control Board has developed this policy to safeguard and control the growing amount of plastic waste and plastic waste output.

In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 3,6 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (Act No. 29 of 1986) and in supersession of the Plastic Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011, the Central Government notified the Plastic Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2016 under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986. Given the above, the following order is hereby issued superseding the earlier order issued by the Environment, Forests, Science and Technology Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. To read more tspcb.cgg.gov.in

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

Step 1: Registration with Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) & Telangana State Pollution Control Board (TNPCB)

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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