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4 ban and deselection

  1. 1. Threats and Challenges for the Plastics Industry : An Indian Perspective BANS AND DE-SELECTION A presentation by… ARVIND M MEHTA Chairman Plastivision India Advisory Board. AIPMA Executive Director Council of International Plastics Association Directors (CIPAD) Past President: Plastindia Foundation Past President: AIPMA Miami, USA. 4-5 December 2012Country Report: Plastics Industry in India- Issues and Challenges
  2. 2. Before talking on Bans and Deselection…A brief on India… India is a diverse Nation of 28 states and 7 Union Territories… 5,000 Years old ancient civilization 3.3 Area Mn. Sq.Km 7,516 Kilometers - Coastline 1.24 Billion population. 22 Official languages 1st Largest Democracy 4th Largest Economy ~8% GDP Growth 2nd Largest Labour Force 15 Mn New Cell phone users/m …and each state imposes its own law on use of plasticsBan & De-selection 2
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  4. 4. 15 States and UTs HIMACHAL PRADESH CHANDIGARH PUNJAB HARYANA DELHI RAJASTHAN NAGALAND MEGHALAYA MAHARASHTRA MADHYA PRADESH LAKSHADWEEP GOA KARNATAKA PUDUCHERRYBan & De-selection KERALA 4
  5. 5. 11 States and UTs HIMACHAL PRADESH JAMMU & KASHMIR CHANDIGARH SIKKIM HARYANA DELHI RAJASTHAN NAGALAND TRIPURA MADHYA PRADESH LAKSHADWEEP PUDUCHERRYBan & De-selection 5
  6. 6. 10 States and UTs ARUNACHAL UTTAR PRADESH PRADESH ASSAM MEGHALAYA ODISHA MIZORAM ANDHRA PRADESH GOA KARNATAKA PUDUCHERRYBan & De-selection TAMIL NADU 6
  7. 7. 3 States and UTs PUDUCHERRY - 51 μ MAHARASHTRA - 50 μBan & De-selection TAMIL NADU - 60 μ 7
  8. 8. A long-term solution needs to encompass the following • Limited awareness about plastics amongst other stake holders and policy makers • Regulators are grappling with the visible impact of plastic waste • Wide ranging myths cloud scientific approach to plastic SWM • Plastic recycling technologies are some of the best available options • Segregation at source and an efficient supply chain for plastic waste are critical • Role of consumer- segregation of waste at generation, support SW collection • Regulators – provide incentives for reduction and segregation of waste • Civic bodies – set-up efficient collation and distribution systems for waste • Need for recycling centers- minimize transportation and handling costsBan & De-selection 8
  9. 9. Thank youBan & De-selection 9

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