The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India notified the E-Waste Management Rules, 2016. Electronic waste or e-waste comprises old and end of life electrical and electronic appliances such as telephones, cellular telephones, computers, laptops, television sets, refrigerators, washing machines, air-conditioners, fluorescent and other mercury containing lamps etc. The Rules apply to every Manufacturer, Producer, Consumer, Bulk Consumer, Collection Centre, Dealer, E-Retailer, Refurbisher, Dismantler and Recycler involved in the manufacture, sale, transfer, purchase, collection, storage and processing of e-wastes or electrical and electronic equipments.
As per the Rules, the producer of the electrical and electronic equipments shall be responsible for collection and channelization of e-wastes generated from the ‘end-of-life’ of their products under Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). CPCB issues EPR authorisation to the Producers for environmentally sound management of e-waste. Totally, 72 Producers located in the State of Tamil Nadu have obtained EPR Authorisation from Central Pollution Control Board. Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board is monitoring the compliance of conditions stipulated in the EPR Authorisation issued to the Producers located in the State of Tamil Nadu.
As per the Rules, State Pollution Control Board shall grant and renew authorization to the Manufacturers, Dismantlers, Recyclers and Refurbishers. Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board has issued authorization to 36 units (31 Dismantlers, 4 Recycler , 1 Refurbishers).
LIST OF VALID AUTHORISED E-WASTE DISMANTLERS IN TAMILNADU
|S.No||Name of the Dismantlers||Capacity(Tons/Annum)||Authorisation validity|
S.F.No.2G,2NP,Ambattur, Chennai – 600098.
Contact No: 9884057878
|3||M/s.AER Worldwide india Pvt Ltd,
No.774,Elandandheri ,sadayankuppam village, near andarkuppam Check Post, Manali New Town, Chennai – 600103.
Contact No: 9940105999
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
|4||M/S. BLOOMING RECYCLERS,
SF No 166, 167 & 168(Pt),Plot. No. D9/2, Industrial Complex, SIDCO Industrial Estate,Maraimalai Nagar, Kizhikaranai Village, Chengalpattu.
|5||M/s. Earth Sense Recycle Private Limited
S.F.No. 247, Thenmelpakkam Village, Chengalpattu Taluk, Chengalpattu District.
M/s.Ecosible Recyclers Pvt Ltd, No.154A/B,8th Mahatma Gandhi Road, Tass Industrial Estate, Ambattur,Chennai – 600098.
|7||M/s. M/s E PROCESS HOUSE CARE OF BHARAT ELECTRONICS LIMITED,
SF No 3 (400 sqm) and 10/1 (652 sqm), Nanthambakkam Village, Alandur Taluk, Maraimalai Nagar District.
M/s. Envirogreen E waste recycling Solutions,
|9||M/s. G.S ENTERPRISES,
S.F NO:254/2A2A, Mevalurkuppam Village, Sriperumbudur Taluk,Kancheepuram Dist 602105.
|10||M/s. Green E Waste Private Limited,
S.F.No. 294/pt, Ayanambakkam Village, Poonamallee Taluk, Tiruvallur District.
|468 T/Year Recyclable E-Waste- 421.2 T/Year. Other Waste – 46.8 T/Year||14.06.2025|
|11||M/s. Green Era Recyclers,
S.F.No. 344/2, Kavundampalayam Village, Coimbatore North Taluk,Coimbatore District – 641 025.
Contact: 99656 64526,83002 23526
|12||M/s. Green India Recyclers,
SF.No. 26/1B, Kovilpalayam Road, Soolakkal Village, Kinathukadavu Taluk, Coimbatore – 642110.
|13||M/s. INAA ENTERPRISES,
SF No DP. No. AC. 31/24,, Thirumudivakkam Village, Kundrathur Taluk,Sriperumbudur District.
|14||M/s. JADG India E-Waste Recyclers Pvt.Ltd,
SF No.256/1A1, Kollur Village, Kilikodi Post, Ponneri Taluk, Tiruvallur-District - 601206.
|15||M/s. K.P.P enterprises,
No. 535-3C, Santhavellore Village, Sunguvarchatram Post, Sriperumbudur Taluk, Kancheepuram District.
S.F.No. 41/1 part, Cuddaloor Village, Chengalpattu Taluk, Chengalpattu District.
Contact: 7448888110, 9380888877
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
|17||M/s.Micro E – Waste Recyclers,
3/3B, Chennai Bye Pass road, Senthaneer puram, Trichy – 620 004.
No. 86, Nehru Street, Teachers colony, Ambattur, Chennai - 600053.
|19||M/s. Ponniamman Enterprises,
S.F.No. 216/3, Tiruvallur Village, Tiruvallur Taluk, Tiruvallur District.
|20||M/s.Punithan Enterprises UNIT-II,
No.113/19 Part, Rajiv Nagar, Perinjambakkam, Gundu Perumbedu Post SPR taluk, Kancheepuram Dt 601301.
|21||M/s.R.M Computers ,
S.F.No 136, Plot No.229, 9th Street, Ambattur Chennai – 600098.
|22||M/s. RBIA Minerals and Metals Pvt Ltd,
S.F.No. 205-1B2A, Kandur Village, Sriperumbudur Taluk, Kancheepuram District.
|23||M/s. SAI SRI WASTE MANAGEMENT PVT LTD,
SF No 443/1B2, 443/2A, PADAVEEDU Village, Kumarapalayam Taluk, Kumarapalayam District.
|24||M/s. SKV E-Waste Recycling Pvt Ltd,
No.154 A&B, First Floor, 8th Mahatma Gandhi Road, Tass Industrial Area, Ambattur SIDCO Industrial Estate, Chennai - 600098
|25||M/s. S.P.P. Enterprises,
S.No.184-4C, Mambakkam Village and Post, Sriperumbudur Taluk, Kancheepuram District.
|26||M/s. Shri Raam Recycling,
No.DP-29, SIDCO Industrial Estate, SIPCOT Industrial Complex, Gummidipoondi Taluk, Tiruvallur District – 601201.
|27||M/s. Southern alloys,
S.F.No. 61p & 62p Plot No. S – 10 & 106, Putlur Village, Tiruvallur Taluk, Tiruvallur District.
|28||M/s. SEZ Recycling,
TP-7, IVth Avenue, Mahendra World City Developers Limited, Industrial Estate, S.F.No. 42/1, 43,44, Thenmelpakkam Village, Chengalpattu Taluk, Kancheepuram District.
|29||M/s. Trishyraya Recycling Private Limited,
Plot No. 7, Phase – I, MEPZ-SEZ, Tambaram, Chennai – 45.
S.F.No.165,Porur village, Maduravoyal Taluk, Chennai -600116.
No:242,Tiny Sector Ambattur Industrial Estate Chennai – 600058.
|32||M/s. Virogreen India Pvt. Ltd,
No.297/1B2, No.49, Pappankuppam Village, SR Kandigai Road, Gummidipoondi Taluk, Tiruvallur-601201.
|33||M/s. WORLD SCRAP RECYCLING SOLUTION,
S.F.No.351/7, Beemanthangal Village,Sriperumbudur Taluk,Kancheepuram District.
LIST OF VALID AUTHORISED E-WASTE RECYCLERS IN TAMILNADU
|S.No||Name of the Recyclers||Capacity(Tons/Annum)||Authorisation validity|
M/s. Enviro Metals Recyclers Private Limited Pvt Limited Aluminium Division
|2||M/s. TES-AMM INDIA PVT LTD,
Plot No. A18, SIPCOT Industrial Growth Centre, Oragadam,Sriperumbudur Taluk, Kancheepuram Dist.
Contact: 9500064318 & 9176755506
|3||M/s. Victory Recovery and Recycle Technologies India Private Limited,
S.F.No. Kannur Village, Tiruvallur Taluk & District.
|4||M/s. Virogreen India Pvt. Ltd,
No.297/1B2, No.49, Pappankuppam Village, SR Kandigai Road, Gummidipoondi Taluk, Tiruvallur-601201.
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The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, New Delhi has notified the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986. As per the rules, hazardous waste means "any waste which by reason of characteristics such as physical, chemical, biological, reactive, toxic, flammable, explosive or corrosive, causes danger or is likely to cause danger to health or environment,whether alone or in contact with other wastes or substances". The hazardous waste generator shall follow the steps namely prevention, minimization, reuse, recycling, recovery, utilization including co-processing and safe disposal of hazardous waste. SPCB shall grant authorization for handling the hazardous wastes....
TNPCB has identified 4199 units generating hazardous wastes and issued authorization under the rules. In Tamil Nadu about 7.9 lakhs tons of hazardous waste is annually generated in which 0.82 lakhs tones is landfillable, 1.23 lakhs tones is recyclable, 5.75 lakhs tones is utilizable and 0.09 lakhs tones is incinerable. The Board is taking effective steps in handling and management of hazardous wastes, its treatment and disposal in an environmentally safe manner.
TNPCB has taken pioneering efforts to utilize the hazardous waste generated from Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs) of textile processing units as fuel/raw material for co-processing in the cement factories. So far, about 1.68 lakhs Tonnes of ETP sludge have been disposed to various Cement industries for co-processing. Similar trails are being taken-up for using hazardous waste generated from tannery CETPs in co-processing in the cement industries. Two hazardous waste pre-processing facilities are functioning in Tamil Nadu, one at Ranipet district and another at Villupuram district. These two facilities pre-process the hazardous wastes so as to use as alternate fuel for co-incineration in cement kiln. For scientific disposal of hazardous wastes, two common hazardous waste Treatment Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDFs) are in operation, one TSDF at SIPCOT Industrial Estate, Gummidipoondi, Tiruvallur district and another TSDF at Unduorumikidakulam village in Virudhunagar district.read more
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The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India has notified the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016. As per the rules, solid waste means solid or semi solid domestic waste, sanitary waste, commercial waste, institutional waste, catering and market waste and other non-residential wastes, street sweepings, silt removed or collected from surface drains, horticulture waste, agriculture and dairy waste, treated bio-medical waste excluding industrial waste, bio-medical waste and e-waste, battery waste, radio-active waste generated in the area under the local authorities. As per the rules, the local bodies are responsible for the collection, treatment and disposal of solid wastes. The Board is the monitoring authority under the said rules and is responsible for granting authorization to local bodies for processing and disposal of solid waste.
In Tamil Nadu there are 12 Corporations, 124 Municipalities and 528 Town Panchayats. In total the solid waste generation is 14,600 Tonnes per day. The Greater Chennai Corporation generates 5000 TPD, 11 Corporation and all Municipalities generates about 7600 TPD and all the town panchayat generates 2000 TPD. The Board is advocating the concept of waste segregation at source, waste reduction, recycle and reuse to avoid any environmental issues during handling.
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India has notified the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016. As per the latest annual report, the estimated plastic waste generated from 15 Corporations, 121 municipalities and 528 Town Panchayats of Tamil Nadu is around 1178 tons/day, out of which 96% is collected and segregated by the respective urban bodies in which the recyclable plastic waste are sold to the recyclers and non-recyclable plastic waste are sent for co-incineration in cement plants.
As per Rule 13 of Plastic Waste Management Rules, the plastic manufacturers shall obtain Registration from the Board. The Board has issued registration to 27 compostable plastic manufacturing units, 230 plastic waste recycling units. The Board submits the annual report in Form-VI to the CPCB.
Ban on one time Use and Throwaway Plastics
The Government vide G.O.(Ms) No.84 Environment and Forests (EC.2) Department dated 25.06.2018 have issued orders by banning fourteen types of ‘use and throwaway plastic items irrespective of thickness. The ban is in effect from 01.01.2019.
The Board in co-ordination with line departments took various actions for effective implementation of the ban on plastics, which includes awareness programmes through regional conferences, district environmental committee meetings, rallies at district headquarters, messages through social media, display board in national highway toll gates etc.
In order to intensify the plastic ban and in compliance with the orders of the Hon’ble High Court of Madras, the Government vide G.O. (Ms). No. 37 Environment and Forests (EC.2) Department, dated 05.06.2020 has issued orders by banning the use of plastic in primary packaging also. As part of action on violators, the Board issued orders for closure of 115 units who manufactured banned plastic items.
Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2021
The Ministry of Environment & Forests, Climate Change, Govt. of India vide notification dated 12.08.2021 has issued Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2021 in which certain Single Use Plastic items such as plastic/PVC banners less than 100 microns, cutlery items, ear buds with plastic sticks, plastic sticks for balloons, plastic flags, candy sticks, ice-cream sticks, polystyrene [Thermocol] for decoration, plates, cups, glasses, etc are prohibited from 01.07.2022. Also, plastic carry bags less than 75 microns and non-woven plastic carry bags less than 60 Gram Per Square Metre (GSM) shall be prohibited from 30.09.2021 and plastic carry bags less than 120 microns shall be prohibited from 31.12.2022.
District wise Plastic waste Recycler Unit
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The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India has notified the Construction and Demolition Waste Management Rules, 2016. These Rules are notified exclusively to manage waste from construction activities. These Rules apply to every waste resulting from construction, re-modeling, repair and demolition of any civil structure of individual or organization or authority, which generates construction and demolition wastes such as building materials, debris and rubble. According to the Rules, the local bodies need to ensure proper management of construction and demolition wastes. State Pollution Control Board is to grant authorization for the waste processing facility and to monitor the implementation of these Rules.