Posts of Circular Economy

South Korea stipulates reduction of mandatory recycling quantity by using raw materials derived from waste synthetic resins

Management plan for discarded solar panels also announced

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On December 30, 2022, South Korean government promulgated an amended version of Enforcement Decree of the Act on Resource Circulation of Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Vehicles (Presidential Decree No. …

India publishes New E-Waste Management Rules with expanded target products

Including higher targets for recycling and trading of EPR certificates

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On November 2, 2022, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change of India published the “E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022.” These Rules replace the current E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 and …

Malaysia announces 12th Malaysia Plan (2021-2025)

Incorporating EPR regulations on e-waste, etc.

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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Ismail Sabri on September 27, 2021, announced the latest national five-year plan, the Twelfth Malaysia Plan (hereinafter “the Plan”). The Plan focuses on three main themes: (1) …

Brief report: Public consultation on EPR regulations in Vietnam (2nd round) (2)

Q&A on the draft EPR regulations

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On August 27, 2021, the Legislation Department of the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) held an online public consultation: Webinar: Hearing Opinions on the Extended Producer Responsibility …

Brief report: Public consultation on EPR regulations in Vietnam (2nd round) (1)

Amendments from the previous version of the draft decree

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On August 27, 2021, the Legislation Department of Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) held an online public consultation: Webinar: Hearing Opinions on the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) …

Brief report: Public consultation for new regulations on e-waste, ELV and waste packaging management of Vietnam (2)

Q&A on the proposed EPR system

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On June 16, 2021, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), held a webinar on hearing comments for …

Brief report: Public consultation for new regulations on e-waste, ELV and packaging waste management of Vietnam (1)

Overview of the proposed EPR system

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On June 16, 2021, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), held a webinar on hearing comments for …