“Recycling materials protects the environment, preserves our natural resources while reducing the energy costs associated with them. Recycling also contributes to building a strong economy by creating jobs for the economically weakest sections of the population. society” Amar Singh, Secretary General, MRAI
After the success of “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan”, in line with India’s declaration in the Paris Agreement, the next step in this direction is to go beyond waste and pollution management, turning these threats into productive avenues energy and growth.
Speaking at the BW Recycling for Greener Tomorrow Conclave & Awards 2022, Amar Singh, General Secretary of MRAI, said: “MRAI has worked with the government. for ten years, the government has been very responsive to policy, whether it’s plastic, paper, ferrous non-ferrous waste. The government has tried to promote circularity and recycling “Material Recycling Association of India (MRAI) is the national apex association that represents the Indian recycling industry that conducts recycling processes for products such as metals (ferrous and non-ferrous), plastic, paper, rubber, glass, tires, electronic waste, building and construction waste, etc.
Explaining the benefits of recycling, Singh said, “Recycling materials protects the environment, conserves our natural resources while reducing energy costs associated with it. Recycling also contributes to building a strong economy by creating jobs for the economically weaker sections of society. »
Taking note of the government’s vehicle scrapping policy. Singh noted that “The government has announced various policies in line with the objective of Atmanirbhar Bharat, such as vehicle scrapping policy, improving resource efficiency in metal, vehicle policies electricity such as FAME II, EPR in plastic waste, electronic waste and tire waste. These policies paved the way for the national availability of scrap metal to undertake their recycling operations”
In conclusion, Amar Singh, Secretary General, MRAI opined “There is a need for innovative strategies in product design for reuse, recyclability and value recovery of resources present in waste”