EPR Best Practice Examples – India

EPR Best Practice Examples – India

Overview Characteristics EPR form Competitive EPR system Scope of material included E-Waste and Plastic Packaging Costs for producers Differing depending on state, chosen model and PRO Special Features Three different EPR models suggested: Model 1: Fee-based Model 2:...
Extender Producer Responsibility – An Introduction

Extender Producer Responsibility – An Introduction

Although the concept of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) has received increased attention in the Maldivian context only in the last year, it is by no means a new concept. The recycling markets that existed in the 1980s, especially for high-value plastic...
Press Release: World Environment Day 2021

Press Release: World Environment Day 2021

The issue of waste mismanagement remains one of the most pressing environmental issues the Maldives faces. As we mark another World Environment Day to recognise the importance of our living environment to human health and wellbeing in every way, the situation is even...
Updates of Single Use Plastic Phaseout in the Maldives

Updates of Single Use Plastic Phaseout in the Maldives

Since the president made the official announcement on the 19th of September 2019 at the United Nations General Assembly a list of products that will be banned has been compiled and gazetted.  More details about this here > The Maldives Bans the Import of Certain...