Exhorts youngsters to find a solution to the issue

E-waste is generated when old mobile phones, computers, laptops, TV sets, and other electronic and electrical material become obsolete

The report also said that discoms are required to obtain permission from the competent authority for extraction of ground water and submitted that inadequate fire safety arrangements were found at

Environ, a group of environmental management for sustainable development, has started an awareness programme on environmental hazards of electronic waste under the ‘Digital India Initiative’.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to shut down all the industries running in residential areas without any consent.

BENGALURU: The city is the third-largest producer of e-waste in India, preceded by Mumbai and Delhi.

In Nigeria, an entire industry thrives on the demand for imported second-hand electronic goods.

Germany is to support Ghana with €25 million euros to tackle its growing electronic waste menace.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Rise in electronic waste, 27/03/2017. The country’s economic growth, rise in per capita income, and technological innovations coupled with high obsolescence rate of electronic and electrical equipment to increase in the rate of generation of e-waste.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Management of e-waste , 20/03/2017. The policy framework for environmentally sound management of e-waste is laid down in E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 which was notified in March, 2016.

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