Compliance report by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) dated 28/09/2020 regarding illegal e-waste units being run in Loni, Ghaziabad.

The report informed the Tribunal that oficers of Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) and tehsil Loni had inspected the area on which the illegal industries were run against prescribed land use in Master Plan of GDA. During the survey, 80 illegal units were identified and action taken against them under the relevant sections of Uttar Pradesh Town Planning and Development Act 1973.

Review and action taken report by the Central Pollution Control Board on status of implementation of action plan for enforcement of E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 and amendments thereof in compliance of National Green Tribunal order of September 2, 2019 in O.A. No. 512/2018 in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Report on Environmental Issues, Waste Management- Armed Forces, General issues of Cantonements and lists major military stations and Cantonments of all the state) dated 11/02/2020 regarding compliance of environmental norms by the armed forcese.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Lav Kumar Gupta Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 30/10/2019 regarding illegal operation of ewaste kilns in the streets and open places on the road from Muradabad to Lal Bagh near Rani Kishori, Uttar Pradesh. Reference is also been made in news report in ‘Hindustan’ dated 28.05.2019. The activities are causing health hazards to the inhabitants.

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In the third year of E-waste Management Rules, 2016, this report presents the scenario of informal e-waste sector with a larger objective of contributing to the Sustainable Development Goal 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), Goal 3 (Good health and Well-being), Goal 6 (Clean water and Sanitation), Goal 11 (Sustainable Cities and Commun

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahendra Pandey Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/09/2019 regarding disposal of e-waste and black powder along the banks of Ramganga River, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh. Illegal and unscientific disposal of e-waste was taking place in violation of the Hazardous and Other Waste (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 according to a report submitted by the CPCB to the NGT. Level of mercury was found to be above screening level at Ramganga River.

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.

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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

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