E-Waste (Management) Rules,2022

These rules shall apply to every manufacturer, producer refurbisher, dismantler and recycler involved in manufacture, sale, transfer, purchase, refurbishing, dismantling, recycling and processing of e-waste or electrical and electronic equipment listed in Schedule I, including their components, consumables, parts and spares which make the product operational but shall not apply to :

(a) waste batteries as covered under the Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022;

(b) packaging plastics as covered under the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016;

(c) micro enterprise as defined in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 (27 of 2006)

(d) radio-active wastes as covered under the provisions of the Atomic Energy Act, 1962 (33 of 1962) and rules made there under

The above rules come into force from the 1st day of April, 2023. Details of responsibilities of producer, manufacturer, recycler, consumer, State Government are given in the notification.

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