To create a circular economy, PLI for recycling needed alongside scheme for battery manufacturing: Attero Recycling CEO


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Nitin Gupta, CEO of Noida-based Attero Recycling, sees immense potential for growth in the lithium-ion battery recycling space in the coming years, especially with the notification of the Centre’s Battery Waste Management Rules (BWMR), 2022, which makes Extended Producer Responsibility compliance mandatory for OEMs. In an interaction with Aggam Walia, Gupta highlighted the need for incentives for the recycling industry and dismissed South Korea’s concerns pertaining to BWMR, 2022 raised at WTO. Edited excerpts: How do you see the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) compliance for lithium-ion battery waste incentivising battery recycling in India? Lithium-ion batteries have an even higher residual...