India

Report/StudySummaryDocuments including WEEE flows/quantities
Gap analysis on responsible e-waste management efforts in IndiaGreen Electronics Council and Centre for Responsible Business, 2018: This report identifies institutional, economic, and technological barriers and the potential role of a sustainability standard to build capacity and help foster solutions.
Potential criteria for a voluntary consensus sustainability standard for electronic products in IndiaGreen Electronics Council and Centre for Responsible Business, 2018: The draft criteria proposed in this report outline potential capacity building opportunities related to end-of-life management. The proposed draft capacity building criteria presented in this document aim to reflect the priorities and challenges within India for responsibly managing electronics at end-of-life while explicitly seeking ways to strengthen and formalize engagement by the informal sector.
E- Waste (Management) Amendment Rules, 2018Indian Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, 2018: Amendment of the E-waste (Management) Rules, 2016, with the objective of channelizing the E-waste generated in the country towards authorized dismantlers and recyclers in order to formalize the e-waste recycling sector. The provision of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in the Rules have been also revised and targets have been introduced for new producers who have started their sales operations recently.
Implementation Guidelines for E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016Indian Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), 2016: The guidance document was developed to help the Producers, Consumer & Bulk Consumer, Collection Center, Dismantler, Recycler and Regulatory agencies (SPCBs/PCCs) for effective compliance/implementation of the E-Waste (Management) Rules 2016, which replace the E-Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011. The document includes specific guidelines for extended producer responsibility, channelisation, collection centres, storage, transportation, environmentally sound dismantling and recycling, refurbishment, and random sampling of EEE for testing of RoHS parameters.