This report provides an overview of the current state of circularity in the electronics value chain in Africa, identifies key areas of concern, provides appropriate recommendations, and proposes priority actions to improve circularity of the sector.

The transboundary movement of e-waste topic has found its way into the public perception via various alarming reports, however, the facts on the quantities and trade routes have not yet been researched at a global level.

This report released by NITI Aayog and Centre for Science and Environment documents best practices from 28 cities in 15 states of India. It is a resource for developing cities to get new ideas, learn about the strategies, institutional arrangements, technologies and implementation modalities that have made things possible for some of the cities to emerge as stand-out performer

First quarterly status report for the year 2021-22 (April 2021 to June 2021) on the compliance of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 by the state of Telangana with the directions of the National Green Tribunal in Original Application No. 606/2018 and connected matters. Bio-remediation started in the following ULBs - Dundigal, Bhongir, Nizampet, Ammenpur and Suryaet. In Dundigal, Dommara bio-mining completed and 27805 MTs of waste processed.

The purpose of this policy brief is to analyze the current situation in e-waste management in Asia and the Pacific and suggest appropriate policy options in the context of a specific set of challenges faced by the region.

Effective and binding action is urgently required to protect the millions of children, adolescents and expectant mothers worldwide whose health is jeopardized by the informal processing of discarded electrical or electronic devices according to this new ground-breaking report from the World Health Organization.

A review by the European Court of Auditors has found that EU member States collect and recover more discarded electrical and electronic equipment than most of the world.

This Report of the Standing Committee on Urban Development (2020-21) deals with the action taken by the Government on the recommendations contained in their Twenty Fifth Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on the subject, ‘Solid Waste Management including Hazardous waste, Medical waste and E-waste’ of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs which w

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 15/01/2021.

The matter related to remedial action against unscientific disposal of e-waste resulting in contamination of ground water and soil acidification. Question for consideration inter alia is whether in terms of the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 (EWMR), there is due enforcement of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), authorization regime, collection and dismantling and other steps.

The use of electrical and electronic equipment is witnessing an explosive growth. So is e-waste. The UN has even termed this phenomenon a ‘tsunami’ of e-waste. The developed world turns the tide in its favour by redirecting the tsunami towards the developing world. While e-waste is a problem, it can easily be moulded into a solution.