India generates 62 million tonnes of waste every year, of which less than 60% is collected and around 15% processed. Current systems in India cannot cope with the volumes of waste generated by an increasing population, and its impact on the environment and public health.
During your site selection, there are some key factors you should look out for:
Uniform Framework for Extended Producers Responsibility (Under Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016) offers three pathways for Producers, Importers and Brand Owners (PIBOs) to help manage / recover plastic.
EPR shifts the focus of waste management costs from public to private sector
Surplus EPR certificates can be carry forwarded in offsetting against previous year targets and obligations*
In this section, we will study some of the successfully working models for waste management. All models work on some of the common design principles like co-operation & co-investment from ULBs, community participation, education & awareness building, and closing the loop but still each of the model has some unique key characteristics. The table below will help the user to understand the finer nuances of the various successful models.
During your site selection, there are some key factors you should look out for
We will study some of the successful models using the values exchange tool. The Values Exchange is a tool designed to explore the different business models. The key to a sustainable business model is ensuring that all stakeholders in the ecosystem are generating and capturing value. Through this tool we would get a deeper understanding of the different successful models to effectively manage the waste problem.
Differential payment based on the quality of segregation