Waste Management Law

International Legal Framework:

Basel Convention on Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and Disposal of Chemical

Guidelines of the Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety

Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Regional Legal Framework:

Bamako Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa

EC Directive on Waste

European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register – EC Regulation

Domestic Legal Framework:

MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE (MANAGEMENT AND HANDLING) RULES, 2016.

THE BIO-MEDICAL WASTE (MANAGEMENT AND HANDLING) RULES, 2016

MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE (MANAGEMENT AND HANDLING) RULES 2016

THE PLASTIC WASTE (MANAGEMENT AND HANDLING) RULES, 2016

E-WASTE (MANAGEMENT AND HANDLING) RULES, 2016

EPA -Rule and Implementation Information for Standards of Performance for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

EPA-Non-hazardous Waste Regulations

EPA Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Regulations

Statutes, Regulations, and Regulatory Guidance

STATE ACTS AND RULES

THE KARNATAKA TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT, 1961

SHIMLA MUNICIPAL CORPORATION (SANITATION & PUBLIC HEALTH) BYE-LAWS, 2004

MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF BRIHANMUMBAI, MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE (PROHIBITION OF LITTERING AND REGULATION OF SEGREGATION, STORAGE, DELIVERY & COLLECTION) RULES 2006

GREATER MUMBAI CLEANLINESS AND SANITATION BYELAWS 2006

ANDHRA PRADESH WATER RESOURCES REGULATORY COMMISSION ACT – ANDHRA PRADESH WATER REFORMS (2009)

POLICY DOCUMENTS

Karnataka State Policy on Integrated Solid Waste Management

National Urban Sanitation Policy