For P-Waste Products
Registration of Producer, Importer & Brand Owners through Plastic EPR Portal as per Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016
On February 16, 2022, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEF&CC) issued an amendment to PWM Rules Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules) in order to enforce Extended Producer Responsibility as per rules and guidelines set out in Schedule II. According to Clause 10.1 of the Guidelines, producers, importers, and brand-owners (PIBOs) must follow the regulations and standards outlined in Schedule II. According to Clause 10.2, the Standard Operating Procedure for registration and the action plan pro-forma will be completed by CPCB. Pollution Inventory and Reporting Officers shall obtain EPR registration from CPCB if they operate in more than two States/UTs; whereas the remaining PIBOs have to be registered with the appropriate SPCBs/PCCs based on Rules set forth in this document.