It can be toxic and hazardous to health. Yet, only a fraction of India's e-waste is recycled, making the country its fifth largest generator in the world.
Ever wondered what finally happens to your electronic waste?
Odisha State Pollution Control Board has directed producers of electrical and electronic equipments to collect ‘end-to-life’ electronic items and channelize those to authorized dismantlers or recyc
India, which has emerged as world's second largest mobile market, is also the fifth largest producer of e-waste , discarding roughly 18.5 lakh metric tonnes of electronic waste each year, a study s
Overflowing garbage landfills in the national capital, which have been saturated way beyond capacity, are already simmering inside.
India generates 18.5 lakh metric tonnes of electronic waste each year, with Delhi (98,000 MT) second on the list after Mumbai (1.2 lakh MT) as the biggest contributor.
The ministry of environment, forest and climate change recently redesignated the electronic waste disposal business as a red-category industry.
Illegal factories process 95% of all e-waste and are flouting safety norms; they are also taking business away from licensed recyclers ohammed Sabir spent his childhood learning to dismantle broken
The National Green Tribunal has directed Uttar Pradesh government and state pollution control board to shut illegal scrap recovery operations in the outskirts of the national capital.
Chandigarh: A recent PGI study says most e-waste in the city is generated by refrigerators, at 36%.
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