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%.

AHMEDABAD: Despite speaking big about e-waste disposal for the past three years, little has been done on that front by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has notified the E-Waste Management Rules, 2016 in supersession of the e-waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2011.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Disposal of e-Waste, 15/03/2016. The reported generation of e-waste by State Pollution Control Boards/ Pollution Control Committees within their State / Union Territory at different period is given at Annexure. In the year 2013-14, it was reported that one lakh twenty one thousand three hundred and eighty one (1,21,381) tons of e-waste was collected for dismantling and recycling.

The tribunal is hearing a case on hazardous pollution caused by illegal e-waste disposal units located in NCR. The petition has been filed by non-profit organisation Law for Justice.

Teaming up with the Young Indians of Confederation of Indian Industry, Erode Zone, the Olirum Erodu Foundation (OEF), an organisation working for transforming the face of the city, has collected 6,

E-waste – electrical and electronic waste – is one of today’s fastest growing waste streams. By managing it well, we can recover valuable raw materials and reusable parts, with significant associated emissions savings. But much of its potential is lost when improperly processed by informal and unregulated enterprises.

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