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Plastic Waste Management Rules (in Hindi and English)

To give thrust on plastic waste minimization, source segregation, recycling, involving waste pickers, recyclers and waste processors in collection of plastic waste fraction either from households or any other source of its generation or intermediate material recovery facility and adopt polluter’s pay principle for the sustainability of the waste management system, the Central Government reviewed the existing rules;

These rules shall apply to every waste generator, local body, Gram Panchayat, manufacturer, Importers and producer. The rule shall not apply to the export oriented units or units in special economic zones, notified by the Central Government, manufacturing their products against an order for export. Provide this exemption shall not apply to units engaged in packaging of gutkha, tobacco and pan masala and also to anysurplus or rejects, left over products and the like.