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Standard Operating Procedures for Registration of Producer at EPR Portal for Used Oil Management
Local Title:
Standard Operating Procedures for Registration of Producer at EPR Portal for Used Oil Management
Country/Region:
India
Competent Authority:
Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)
Type:
Guidance
Status:
In force
Release Date:
2024-06
Implementation Date:
2024-06
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Summary
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change amended the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 vide notification G.S.R 677(E) dated 18th September 2023 as “The Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Second Amendment Rules, 2023; where instrument of EPR (Extended Producer Responsibility) has been introduced for the management of Used Oil in the Country.

As per the provisions of the said rules, every Producer of Base Oil or Lubrication Oil and Importer of Used Oil has the obligation for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) on the basis of quantity of Base Oil or Lubrication Oil placed in the market and quantity of Used Oil imported.

The Producers shall fulfil their EPR obligations by purchasing Extended Producer Responsibility Certificates from registered recyclers. As per para 26 of the said rules, Producers, Collection Agents, Recyclers and Used Oil Importers are required to registered on the EPR portal developed by CPCB.

This document outlines the Standard Operating Procedures for the Registration of Producers as defined under the rules in line with the “The Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Second Amendment Rules,2023. This SOPs also provides guidance on filling of applications by Producers and processing of applications. 

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