With the increasing amounts of e-waste, governments have reviewed available policy options and concluded that placing the responsibility for the post-consumer phase of certain goods on producers could be an option. Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a policy approach under which producers are given a significant responsibility – financial and/or physical – for the treatment or disposal of post-consumer products. Assigning such responsibility could in principle provide incentives to prevent wastes at the source, promote product design for the environment and support the achievement of public recycling and materials management goals. Within the OECD the trend is towards the extension of EPR to new products, product groups and waste streams such as electrical appliances and electronics.
Producers of electrical or electronics equipment, are held accountable to manage E-Waste Management and handlings after its End of life. As per environmental policy, stated producer has the responsibility, for reducing environmental impact and managing the product and their waste, are extended to across the whole life cycle of the product. CPCB has made direction on implementation of E-Waste, which includes aAuthorization, channelization, collection, storage, transportation, environmentally sound dismantling, recycling, and refurbishment.
According to E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 EPR’ means the responsibility of any producer of electrical or electronic equipment, for channelization of e-waste to ensure environmentally sound management of such waste. Extended Producer Responsibility may comprise of implementing take-back system or setting up of collection centers or both and having agreed arrangements with authorized dismantler or recycler either individually or collectively through a Producer Responsibility Organization recognized by producer.
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Consumer Electricals and Electronics such as TVs, Washing Machines, Refrigerators Air Conditioners including fluorescent and other mercury containing lamps are covered under these Rules.
The Central Pollution Control Board (“CPCB”) has, in a recent notice, emphasized the requirement for all producers of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (“EEE”), under the E-Waste Management Rules, 2016, to obtain Extended Producer Responsibility – Authorization (“EPR – Authorization”) from CPCB. The EPR – Authorization can be obtained by applying in Form-I.
The EPR – Authorization is needed to be obtained for ensuring that end – of – life EEE generated from the products of the producers are channelized to authorised dismantlers/ recyclers.
Failure to obtain EPR– Authorization will be considered a violation of the Rules and will be punishable under Section 15 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 i.e., with imprisonment upto 5 years with fine upto Rs. 1 Lac, or with both.
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