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January , 2017
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India’s challenges in waste management

Source: Millennium Post, Date: January , 2017

Millennium Post, Jan 2017: Waste management rules in India are based on the principles of "sustainable development", "precaution", and "polluter pays". These principles mandate municipalities and commercial establishments to act in an environmentally accountable and responsible manner—restoring balance, if their actions disrupt it. The increase in waste generation as a by-product of economic development has led to various subordinate legislations for regulating the manner of disposal and dealing with generated waste are made under the umbrella law of Environment Protection Act, 1986 (EPA). Certain forms of waste are the subject matter of separate rules and require separate compliances, mostly like authorisations, maintenance of records and adequate disposal mechanisms.

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