Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022

The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MOEFCC) has come out with guidelines for the proper management of battery waste. 

As the emphasis is now being laid upon renewable energy, the use of electricity is gaining much traction. This would in turn lead to the generation of enormous battery waste. This situation demands a proactive policy to deal with the situation of surging battery waste. Keeping this in mind the government has come out with the Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022.

Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022 Features

The new battery rules will be replacing the Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001, which had become inadequate to deal with the current situation of increasing battery waste.

The new rules encompass various types of batteries ranging from Electric Vehicle batteries, portable batteries, automotive batteries and industrial batteries.

The new rules are premised upon the concept of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). This rule demands that the manufacturers of the battery make provisions for the collection, disposal, and recycling of the battery. 
The new rule also prohibits the disposal of battery waste in landfills and incineration. 

This rule also empowers the producer to delegate its responsibility to a third party with respect to the collection and disposal of waste. 

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