Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is increasingly recognised worldwide as an efficient waste management policy to help improve recycling and reduce landfilling of products and materials.
Dr Bharat Bhushan Nagar
Dr Bharat B Nagar is a leading Environment expert, with core expertise in Waste management (MSW, Plastic, C&D, Hazardous & biomedical); driving Sustainability initiatives through Water & Waste; planning climate challenges mitigation and adaptive approach for Municipal and Industrial eco-systems. He is an accredited waste professional from ISWA, Austria and NREP, USA. He is a Lead Auditor for OHSAS-45001:2018 and EMS-14001:2015 standards. He is a PhD in Energy & Environment with dual master’s degree and has acquired expertise in Sustainable finance from Germany. He has experience of driving sustainability related initiatives with focus upon water, carbon and waste across industries and utilities. He has functional and implementation knowledge of ISO 14000 series standards related to Green labelling; Water Efficiency; Water Foot-Print auditing ; Carbon & GHG Emissions; Life cycle assessment and sustainable procurement. Recently, he has acted as lead assessor for Water Positivity studies for Skoda -Volkswagen plant at Pune & Aurangabad for Water Positivity and Zero-Liquid Discharge certifications. At present, he is engaged in Zero-Liquid Discharge for Sterlite Technologies Ltd. for its Optical Fibre manufacturing units in Western0-India. He has also conducted hazardous waste audit for Chlor-Alkali Division of Grasim Industries at Karwar, Karnataka and got them certified for Sustainable waste management practices . https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-bharat-bhushan-nagar-iosh-cwmp-iwm-rep-66286111/