E-waste is generated when old mobile phones, computers, laptops, TV sets, and other electronic and electrical material become obsolete
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The report also said that discoms are required to obtain permission from the competent authority for extraction of ground water and submitted that inadequate fire safety arrangements were found at
Environ, a group of environmental management for sustainable development, has started an awareness programme on environmental hazards of electronic waste under the ‘Digital India Initiative’.
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A new study, supported by the Minamata Convention’s Interim Secretariat hosted by UN Environment, reveals that women of childbearing age living in four Pacific Island countries have elevated levels of mercury in their bodies.
There is presence of highly toxic flame retardants chemicals in children’s toys and related products made from recycled plastics generated from e-waste, said a global study.
BENGALURU: The city is the third-largest producer of e-waste in India, preceded by Mumbai and Delhi.
In Nigeria, an entire industry thrives on the demand for imported second-hand electronic goods.
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