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Electric vehicles’ lithium-battery policy to incentivise recycling entities
By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2019
India is in the process of framing a recycling policy for lithium-ion batteries being used in electric vehicles and offer tax sops to recycling entities while imposing a liability on producers to collect used batteries that achieve end of life under the extended producer...Read more..
Subject Tags: Clean Technology , electric vehicle , EPR , lithium-ion batteries , National Electric Mobility Mission
All PET recycled in State: PepsiCo India
By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019
PepsiCo India has said it has achieved the milestone of 100% PET collection and recycling in Maharashtra as part its Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) programme. The State is the second after Delhi to achieve the 100% PET recycling target, the company said. PepsiCo...Read more..
Subject Tags: EPR , PET recycling , plastic recycling , sustainability
"What is needed at this time is more enforcement and competence building to create waste systems"
By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2019
In conversation with Sustainability Outlook, Pranshu Singhal, founder of Karo Sambhav, sheds light on factors that drive e-waste management amongst consumers as well as the...Read more..
Subject Tags: Circular Economy , e-waste , EPR , Extended Producer Responsibility , India , Karo Sambhav
17 lakh tonne of e-waste generated in India in 2014
By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 9, 2016
The government today said that around 17 lakh tonne of e-waste was generated in the country in 2014 and it has notified rules in March this year to ensure better management of such wastes....Read more..
Subject Tags: e-waste , EPR , waste management