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EPR Authorization Registration for E-waste & Plastic Waste

EPR Authorization Registration for E-waste & Plastic Waste

Extended producer responsibility registration is mandatory for users and producers of the electronic sector. Experts having extensive knowledge and technical experience will guide you in obtaining Extended producer responsibility registration. We offer assistance in obtaining EPR Authorization Registration on a pan India basis.

WHY EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY REGISTRATION?

  • EPR Authorization Registration means channelization to e-waste in a proper manner for environment-friendly carrying out of business. 
  • Every producer who is selling electronic items i.e. LED TV & LED parts, washing machine, minicomputer, chargers Computer & computer parts with input and output devices, personal computer, laptop, laptop parts -battery, mainframe, facsimile, air conditioners, and air conditioner parts, telephone, smartphone, feature phone, and many more products containing electrical circuits and parts require to obtain Extended producer responsibility certificate. 
  • The government has taken certain steps under EPR authorization registration for appropriate e-waste collection, channelization, disassembling and disposing of electronic waste after the end of life.
  • We provide extended producer responsibility authorization registration to have standing in the market and Services for related matters.
  • EPR Authorization Registration is the obligation of every manufacturer of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) for the channelization of e-waste to an authorized business.

ESSENTIALS OF EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY (EPR)

  • EPR Authorization Registration primarily deals with the post-consumer phase of certain goods. 
  • It is a policy method under which manufacturers are given significant accountability financial and/or physical for the treatment or disposal of post-consumer products. 
  • Assigning such responsibility could provide incentives to prevent wastes at the source, promote product design for the environment and support recycling. 
  • EPR is monitored and controlled by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). 
  • This is applicable to 22 products including IT / Telecommunication / Consumer durables products.
  • The company needs to arrange and sign an agreement with Recycler who will collect waste and deposit it to the department after every quarter. 
  • The company is required to file quarterly returns with the CPCB department.

How ASC Helps?

  • To provides end to end solutions
  • To arrange and sign an agreement with recycler along with arranging documents for application to be submitted in the CPCB department.
  • Issuance of an EPR certificate from the department.  
  • Provides facility of arranging Toll-Free no along with details of monthly call logs that are required to be submitted in the department.
  • Arrange to file quarterly returns with the CPCB department
  • Help in the collection & arrangement of the company’s e-waste as per the target given by CPCB and deposit it to the department on scheduled time. 
  • Any other services pertaining to EPR Authorization Registration activities if any. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q
What are the documents required for EPR authorisation?
A

Following are the documents required for EPR authorisation:

  • Identity proof (PAN Card)
  • Details of the person authorized to sign the documents
  • Contact details
  • Address proof
  • BIS License
  • Details of compliance with RoHS
  • Certificate of incorporation of the manufacturer/importer
  • IEC Certificate
  • Country of Origin
  • Estimation of E-waste
  • Product details
  • Copy of agreement entered with recyclers, storage and disposal dealers, collection centres, etc.
  • Details of toll-free number and website
  • ERP Plans
  • Any other document as may be required
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What are the responsibilities of the producer under EPR?
A

Following are the responsibilities of the producers under the EPR:

  • Apply for EPR registration
  • In the case of electrical components containing mercury elements, TSDF services shall be provided
  • Direction and assortment of e-waste generated after the end of the product’s life
  • Providing customers with the contact details
  • Ensuring annual compliances in relation to EPR
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What are the compliance requirements post EPR authorisation?
A

EPR has a list of compliances including but not limited to:

  • Maintaining records of e-waste being handled
  • Setting up of collection centres
  • Collection of e-waste
  • Ensuring availability of all the details and documents during the inspection by State Pollution Control Board or Central Pollution Control Board
  • Run awareness programs through media, seminars, publications, newspapers, posters, digital promotions etc. 
  • Timely filing of annual return
  • Intimating changes in the particulars of registration to the relevant authorities
  • Quarterly submission of reports about the e-waste collected and recycled in the relevant quarter
Q
Whether EPR registration is subject to any threshold limit?
A

EPR is mandatory for almost all manufacturers and importers. Further, EPR certification is mandatory for the following electronic products:

  • Consumer electronic products
  • Information Technology and Communication Equipment
Q
Whether EPR license is required to be renewed?
A

Yes. The EPR license shall be required to be renewed after every 5 years by filing Form-1 within 60 days after the expiry of the registration. Following are the documents required for renewal of authorisation:

  • The certificate stating compliance with effluent and emission standards
  • The certificate stating the proper treatment and disposal of hazardous wastes from the State Pollution Control Board or Pollution Control Committees or any other designated agency.
     
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