Indore Municipal Corporation become the cleanest public body after becoming the first urban body to get EPR credit

Indore Municipal Corporation ERP Recently, Indore Municipal Corporation become the 1st state whose urban body won the Extended Producers Responsibility credit by recycling 8 tonnes of banned single-use plastic items by the implementation of a complete ban on single-use plastic items within the city.

Indore Municipal Corporation ERP in details

After bragging about India’s cleanest city on many occasions (Indore has also been recognized as India’s cleanest city for the sixth consecutive year in the central government’s annual cleanliness survey.), IMC made history by becoming the first urban body in the country to receive Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR) credit, for the initiative against banned single-use plastic items. As per official records, Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) in Madhya Pradesh, India had collected approximately eight tonnes of such plastic, preventing its circulation. Against the recycling of seized plastic, the IMC established a recycling plant operating under a public-private partnership (PPP) model, where this facility has been a prime facility in converting the seized plastic waste into reusable materials, reducing the burden on landfills and promoting a circular economy.

Indore Municipal Corporation ERP

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is the environmental policy approach in which a producer is entrusted with environmentally friendly services or goods for the product and is extended to the post-consumer stage of a product’s life cycle. On a daily basis, Indore faces the daily challenge of managing a substantial amount of solid waste, with an average of 1,162 tonnes generated each day, including approximately 164 tonnes of plastic waste. For the purpose of the city’s cleanest status, IMC usually categorised waste from every doorstep in the city using civic vehicles., where collected waste is then disposed of at the recycling plant,

Indore Municipal Corporation Full Information

How many departments does Indore Municipal Corporation have?

Indore Municipal Corporation had  13 departments and each department is headed by councillors who are elected from these wards

When was Indore Municipal Corporation established?

The Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) was established in the year 1956.