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Are you a Waste Diverter and want to join the PARMS ZWTN EPR Program?

A waste diverter can be any entity in the waste value chain (LGU, MRFs, Recycling Depots, Junkshops, Waste Cooperatives, Social Enterprise, Civil Society, Community, Church Groups,
Waste Management Service Providers, Recyclers, Treaters, or SLF operators)


Plastic neutrality does not end with recovery and collection. 


The envisioned PARMS EPR Waste Diversion Model is for a plastic recycler/processor to issue a Certificate of Recycling/Resource Recovery/Disposal that declares the following:

(Click here to view a sample waste diversion certificate)


a) Source of Waste

  • City or Municipality at the minimum. 

    • MRF/Junkshops and Dealers/Consolidators when available

  • Post Consumer or Post Commercial (Industrial waste not qualified)

b) Type of Waste - Rigid or Flexible (separately) at the minimum. 

  • Sub-Categories of Rigid (e.g. PET, PE, PP, PS + Bottles, caps, sheets, cutleries, etc.) when available

  • Sub Categories of Flexible (e.g. Plastic Bags, Sachets - mono or multilayer if known), foam, etc,) when available

c) Volume of Waste - Rigid or Flexible (separately) in Kilograms

d) Mode of Recovery 

  • Reuse/Repurpose

  • Mechanical recycling

  • Alternative recycling

  • Co-processing

  • W2F

  • W2E

  • Disposal (Sanitary Landfill)


Product output when available (e.g. recycled pellets or flakes, fillers for durable goods like crates, trash bins or pallets, construction materials, cement, fuel type, energy in the form of heat, electricity or other by-products)

e) Issuing Entity

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Here is how to join:

  1. Go to our EPR Portal Page and register or click here.

  2. Select "Waste Diverter" from the drop-down menu under "Choose your role".

  3. Fill out all the required fields for both Primary and Alternate Contact under "Personal Details". Then, click "Next".

  4. Fill out all the required fields under "Company details".

  5. Select the "Type of Diversion". You may choose more than one option. 

    • Mechanical Recycling​​

    • Chemical Recycling

    • Co-Processing

    • Waste-to-Fuel

    • Waste-to-Energy

    • Disposal: SLF

  6. Click "Next" once you have completed the required fields.

  7. Upload all Documentary Requirements to complete the registration.


Below are the documentary requirements needed to complete the registration.

  • Certificate of Registration (SEC or DTI Business Name or Cooperative Registration)

  • Business Permit or License issued by the Local Government Unit or LGU (for registered business entities and social enterprise groups)

  • Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) or Certificate of Non-Coverage (CNC) for Waste Processors or Treaters is required. Should an entity lack either certificate, it must instead provide a valid Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) or a contract with their current waste processor or treater as an alternative compliance document.

Note: For LGU Material Recovery Facility (MRF), an endorsement in the form of a Letter of Intent issued by the Local Chief Executive or Mayor is acceptable.

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