E-Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2011 had come into force since May 1, 2012. Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) who is the regulator made E-Waste mandatory from October 1, 2016. This rule is applicable to every producer, consumer or bulk consumer, collection centre, dismantler and recycler of e-waste involved in the manufacture, sale, purchase, and processing of electrical and electronic equipment or components specified in schedule – I of these Rules.
Two categories of end of the life electrical and electronic equipment namely
IT and Telecommunication Equipment and
Consumer Electricals and Electronics such as TVs, Washing Machines, Refrigerators Air Conditioners and Fluorescent and other mercury containing lamps covered under these Rules.
Mandatory documentation preparation and other details for application submission
Application submission to the regulator
Registration and EPR authorization certificate
Annual E-Waste disposal filling and certification from the regulator.