Matt Richtel

Manisha Pande / New Delhi August 09, 2010, 0:46 IST

Do you plan to discard your mobile phone or exchange it for a new one? Then consider this: Old mobile phones constitute 1,700 tonnes of the 50,000 tonnes of e-waste generated in India each year and, according to a UN report released early this year, e-waste from mobile phones is set to rise 18 times by 2020.

India first needs to innovate the solution itself, and then focus on the product
Arvind Singhal / New Delhi July 29, 2010, 0:03 IST

Shailesh Dobhal

Kirtika Suneja & Ruchika Chitravanshi / New Delhi June 05, 2010, 0:07 IST

The increase in availability of second-hand computers in India has become a matter of concern not just for the trade and commerce sector but also for the environment.

Rajiv Tikoo


Cloud computing loses its silver lining as environmentalists find hidden emissions in the back office

THE State government will unveil the much-awaited e-waste policy on May 13, Minister for Information Technology Poongothai Aladi Aruna conveyed the Assembly on Monday.

This latest Greenpeace guide ranks 18 top consumer electronics producers according to their policies on toxic chemicals, recycling and climate change. Nokia tops the list followed by Sony Ericsson & Toshiba while Nintendo remained at the bottom.