Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Pollution due to e-waste, 15/07/2019. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in 2005 estimated 1.47 lakh ton of ewaste in the country. As per the United Nations University report, “The Global E-Waste Monitor 2017”, 20 lakh ton of e-waste generation was reported in the country in 2016.

Asia and the Pacific’s unrelenting industrial development has been a driving force in the economic growth of scores of countries in the region and beyond. This shift has led to greater prosperity, increased urbanization and sustained population growth.

These pop-up kiosks will be stationed at prominent locations, making it convenient for residents to drop off not just e-waste but also old clothes, toys, books and household items among others that

TO ADDRESS the mounting problem of electronic waste or e-waste, the waste pickers’ cooperative of the city, Swach, has decided to start a special drive for its collection.

The Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) is collaborating with the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources to achieve the government's determined plan of transforming Accra from its present state

An international team of experts have highlighted the urgent need for global cooperation to reform the e-waste recycling industry and counteract the harm it poses to both human health and environme

International regulations designed to limit the environmental impact of electronic waste could be making the problem worse, experts in Southeast Asia say.

Cameroon currently hosts the first electronic waste collection point in Central Africa.

Officials say it will help board manage waste in better manner

Abuja — Amid threats posed by electronic wastes (E-waste), the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has begun moves to fashion out regulatory guidelines for the management of E-waste in the nat

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