CPCB Directs States To Take Action Against Defaulting Battery Waste Recyclers

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has directed all State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs)/ Pollution Control Committees (PCCs) to issue notices to all battery waste recyclers who have not uploaded requisite documents/ invoices for generation of EPR credits on the EPR Portal, suspend/ withdraw/ cancel CTO of defaulting waste battery recyclers and verify documents/ invoices/ information uploaded by battery waste recyclers on the EPR portal.

SOP for Recycling of Lead Scrap and Used Lead Acid Batteries

This SOP covers lead acid battery plates, rains, rinks, radio, racks, rakes, ropes, rono, rents, relay, rails and other lead scrap/ ashes/ residues, etc. The SOP specifies the requirements for seeking permission for import of lead scrap and used lead acid batteries for recycling.

Draft SOP for Lead recycling units desirous of importing lead scrap/lead acid battery scrap

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has recently issued comprehensive Draft Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the recycling of lead scraps, including scrap lead-acid battery waste, lead acid battery plates, and other lead-based scraps and residues. These guidelines are aimed at ensuring environmentally responsible recycling practices and maintaining the safety and health of workers in the lead recycling industry.