Government considers making scrap recycling, organised sector
01 Apr 2021
The Ministry of Mines has recently issued the National Non-Ferrous Metal Scrap Recycling Framework, 2020, covering key non-ferrous metals like aluminium, copper, zinc and lead.
The framework has been released with the objective to promote a formal and well-organised recycling ecosystem in the country, which is currently highly unorganised with heavy dependence on imported scrap. It aims to produce high-quality scrap for quality secondary production, thus minimising the dependence on imports and encouraging economic wealth creation, job creation and increased contribution to GDP through metal recycling.