Upcoming compliances under Waste Management Laws

by | May 18, 2023

Recently, we have apprised you in detail regarding various compliances required to be undertaken under E-Waste Management Rules, 2016, Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 & Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022 (collectively ‘Waste Management Laws’).  These laws cast responsibility on various categories of persons to dispose waste in prescribed manner and file compliance report with concerned authorities.

This is to apprise you regarding upcoming timelines for compliances under these Waste Management Laws. Brief applicability & timeline to file Annual Return under these Waste Management Laws is as under:

S. No.

Waste Management Law


Due date to file Annual Return for FY 2022-23


E-Waste Management Rules, 2016


(Substituted vide E-Waste Management Rules, 2022, effective for FY starting from 2023-24 onwards)


Every Manufacturer, Producer, Bulk Consumer, Refurbisher, Dismantler and Recycler involved in manufacture, sale, transfer, purchase, refurbishment, dismantling, recycling and processing of specified E-Waste or specified Electrical and Electronic Equipment


June 30, 2023


Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016


(Latest amended vide Plastic Waste Management (Second Amendment) Rules, 2022)

Every Producer, Importer & Brand-Owner



Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022

Every Producer


For detailed understanding on these Waste Management Laws, please refer to our earlier update at NITYA Insight I Key Regulations on E-Waste, Plastic Waste & Battery Waste.

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