Shalin Verma

About Shalin Verma

Shalin is a Postgraduate in Applied Sciences from the University of Delhi with a specialisation in Wildlife Forensics. He has an in-depth knowledge of the environment domain and keen interest in curating informative content. Some of his research work includes research on environmental science and transboundary wildlife offences.

Requirements for a Plastic Items Business

Requirements for a Plastic Items Business are no different from requirements for any other manufacturing business.  It is essential for new entrepreneurs and even skilled ones to understand the requirements of their business first. The requirements in a plastic items business are versatile as it depends on many factors like the manufacturing process, place of […]

Opportunities in Reprocessed Plastic Granules Business

The use of plastic has overshadowed today’s world, and the increasing plastic waste has posed a severe threat to the environment and human health. For a long time, our economy has been functioning linearly, working on take-make-use-dispose principle. This led to a runaway production and with that, the generation of massive amounts of waste, particularly […]

Role of Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO)

Producer Responsibility Organisations are professional organisations authorised to take the responsibility for the collection, channelisation and recycling of e-waste generated from the ‘end-of-life’ EEE products to ensure environmentally sound management of e-waste. The producer/importers have been given the option to manage their EPR responsibilities either themselves or through any authorised Producer Responsibility organisation (PRO). A […]

CPCB certification For Compostable Plastic Sellers

Currently, only about 1 % of plastic and plastic products on the global market are considered bio-based, compostable and biodegradable. Certifications issued by governmental agencies like the Central Pollution Control Board guarantees that a product complies with an established standard or a set of conditions defined by the certifier. CPCB has, from time to time, amended […]

West Bengal Pollution Control Board Consent to Operate: An Overview

As per the  Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981, a person establishing any industry or process that discharges effluent or emits pollutants into the environment (land, water or air) is required to obtain consent to operate(CTO). The West Bengal Pollution Control Board requires […]

How to Start a Plastic Bottle Crushing Business?

Single-use plastic bottles (PET bottles) are one of the most common forms of plastic we see around us. We see their use in packaging items like water and carbonated beverages, medicines, oils, etc. PET bottles account for 33% of the total carbonated soft drink market. PET plastic offers high tensile strength and good barrier properties. […]

Consent to Establish for Green Category Industries

Central Pollution Control Board or CPCB was constituted under section 3 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974[1]. Consent to Establish/Operate/ Renew is granted under sections 25 and 26 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and under section 21 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, […]

How to Obtain EPR Online for Laptop Import in India

EPR Authorization for laptop import is given by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) under MoEFCC, Government of India. Importers of EEE items like laptops are categorised as PIBOs and are stakeholders in the electronic and electrical equipment market. Their role in E-waste management has been emphasised recently in the amended PWM rules 2016, published […]

Guide to Start a Plastic Shredding Business

Shredding or grinding plastic waste into tiny flakes is an essential step in recycling. Based on the classification and procedures implemented, the shredded plastic can be further processed. Any leftover contaminants is washed by breaking down the plastic into tiny pieces. Before choosing any waste plastic to make new products, these plastic components are evaluated […]

Formalities for Copper Scrap Trading

Copper is the third most crucial base metal by value, accounting for roughly a $130 billion industry annually worldwide. One of the key challenges in the domestic industries has been the heavy dependence on copper scrap imports. Copper Scrap trading involves trading in copper scrap through its collection and physical separation of the metal and […]