When did E-Waste EPR become mandatory in India?

QuestionsCategory: EPRWhen did E-Waste EPR become mandatory in India?
Disha Sharma asked 6 months ago
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When did E-Waste EPR became mandatory in India?
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When did E-Waste EPR became mandatory in India?
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Learn and understand what are the E-Waste EPR compliances that have been mandated in India by the government.
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Team GreenSutra® Staff answered 6 months ago

E-Waste EPR was first introduced on 1st October, 2016 under the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEFCC).

The E-waste EPR mandate was later updated in 2022 by MOEFCC and these new rules came into effect on April 1, 2023, and include several crucial changes aimed at promoting environmentally sound e-waste management practices.