India has a pivotal position among the global superpowers in terms of military strength, space research, culture and traditional heritages. When the country is aiming for a leadership position through deepened co-operations, it is swiftly pacing on a trajectory to rapid economic development through growing markets and improved value chains.
Given the socio-ecological, environmental, and economic imperativesof plastic waste management, the Indian government introduced the policy of extended producer responsibility (EPR) through Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016.
Corporates. being major producers and consumers of goods, generate a significant amount of waste, and can take responsibility for managing the waste by participating with local authorities. However, there are five key areas where corporates can have a major impact in the management of solid wastes.