New Rules on Mgmt of Haz­ardous Wastes

The Economic Times - - Economy -

The gov­ern­ment has re­leased new rules for man­age­ment of haz­ardous wastes which for the first time in­clude a sep­a­rate cat­e­gory of items like tyre, metal scrap, pa­per and cer­tain elec­tronic goods that can be re­cy­cled and reused. Im­port of metal scrap, pa­per waste and var­i­ous cat­e­gories of elec­tri­cal and elec­tronic equip­ments for re-use pur­pose has been ex­empted from ob­tain­ing en­vi­ron­ment min­istry's per­mis­sion un­der the Haz­ardous and Other Wastes (Man­age­ment & Trans­bound­ary Move­ment) Rules, 2016. They have also re­vised forms for per­mis­sion, trans­porta­tion, etc.


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