Q: As the recent draft policy is going to be implemented, what will be the consequences after the implementation of the draft policy?
A: Due to EPR, in the new draft guideline, they have enforced the band to reduce virgin plastic consumption as well as the recyclability of rigid plastic. The new draft guideline has also paved the way to develop a new MRF set up in India. As per Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech – they have spent about 1.4 Lakh Crore rupees on Swachh Bharat Mission. Hon’ble Modiji merely focused on the plastic waste solution and helped the Indian people, markets, and Indian band for setting up the MRF facility to make a plastic-free India. The main challenges faced as compared to the last CPCB SUP were – the endorsements – plastic waste registration of the cement plant – an annual return of the cement plant. Due to EPR – tons of plastic MLP waste go for the co-processing and road construction. Therefore, through EPR – availability of green jobs – more sustainability – more carbon emissions reduced due to EPR – challenges are getting removed day by day.
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Q: For the stakeholders under this platform, what is your advice and how do you see the future in EPR in an inertial league?
A: Presently the Memorandum of Association band is strong, but till in India no alternative is available. The government says ‘‘ban the single-use of plastics’’ only banning is not the solution, we should think what is the alternative solution, without estro we cannot imagine the tatrafact selling in the market, it maintains hygiene. Lots of the things available in the market, we should go to rule and think about reforming design. Actually, plastics are no problem in the market, the problem is the littering of the plastics, EPR is not the solution of the waste management plastics. If we want to solve the plastic waste management problem, then we should redesign, rethink and reduce the conjunction of plastic.
Mr. Nitin Mishra
Associate Manager Corporate EHS, Pan India EPR (PWM), Dabur India Limited
Nitin Mishra is a well-known personality in the field of EHS & Plastic waste management, He is highly educated in his field, having a Degree of B.Tech in Environmental Engineering and an Advanced Diploma in Industrial Safety from MSBTE. He holds Internal Auditor certifications for OHSAS-18001, ISO-14001, and ISO-45001. Having experience of more than 8 years in Environmental management, Sustainability, Safety Management, Waste management driving EHS initiatives with prestigious organisations of India.
Currently, Nitin is working as an Associate Manager Corporate EHS and EPR Implementation for Pan India in Dabur India Limited. He handles the Pan India EPR implementation, Plastic Recycling Project, Awareness Drives for Dabur India limited and corporate environment, sustainability Reporting, ESG Implementation, safety management, risk assessment, legal compliance like CGWA, PCB related matter &Internal auditor for ISO 14001 & ISO 45001, handling Greenfield projects.
Nitin had already participated as a Panellist, Speaker in Many Conferences, Webinar organized by MSME, CII, APIC, and MRAI for Plastic waste management. Nitin is also a Core Committee member of Punjab plastic waste management society, WECARE, PACE, AARC-Action alliance for beverage carton recycling.
Nitin has a proven track record of planning, designing, and implementing comprehensive EHS management systems and procedures to prevent incidences of environmental pollution, health hazards, and accidents. As an EHS Professional, he has been associated with various companies like Honda, Bunge, and RSPL.