India's Plastic Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011

Date of Release: 
Feb 7 2011

India's Ministry of Environment and Forests has today notified the Plastic Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011 to replace the earlier Recycled Plastics Manufacture and Usage Rules, 1999 (amended in 2003). These Rules have been brought out following detailed discussions and consultations with a wide spectrum of stakeholders including civil society, industry bodies, relevant Central Government Ministries and State Governments.

See the press release here: http://moef.nic.in/downloads/public-information/Press%20Note_Plastics%20Rules_Feb%202011.pdf

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