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Extended producers responsibility in India

What is extended Producers Responsibility (EPR) in India?

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a responsibility given to producers, manufacturers and importers for environmentally sound disposal/recycling of post-consumer products through a The Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016.

Guidelines drafted in PWM Rules 2016, further amended in 2016 enforces Brand-owners, Manufacturers, Products Importers to establish efficient waste collection system for plastic packaging waste and ensure the safe disposal following guidelines.

Under PWM Rules plastic waste collection is Brand Neutral i.e its not limited to packaging waste of producer itself and also it is Geography Neutral.

Implementation

Digital Platform

The Shakti Plastic Industries has Introduced, a Digital Documentation System for convenience of EPR activity.The Digital Platform facilitates cloud storage and access of EPR related documents with more transparency and traceability while avoiding duplicity of documents from anywhere and anytime.

 

Waste Collection & Disposal Process

waste

waste disposal

Products upcycled from Post-Consumer Plastic Waste

Digital Documentation System