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E-waste import ban will help, but that’s not India’s recycling problem

As per the new E-Waste (Management) Rules 2016, it has become mandatory for bulk consumers, producers and manufacturers of all electrical and electronic equipment to abide by their EPR.

The afterlife of e-goods

A rapidly growing e-waste crisis needs rapid official decision-making, time-bound responses.


Tackling e-waste the ‘microbial’ way

Scientists extract up to 92 per cent metals from disposed mobile chargers

'If you can't collect CFL bulbs, don't sell so many,' tells Delhi High Court

The court's observation came while hearing Philips' plea challenging the target fixed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for collection of e-waste, like compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), by it in 2017-18.

Discarding e-waste the right way: A baby step towards a clean environment

The initiative has grown slowly but steadily ever since Nipa Ranka and her husband Anil started an e-waste collection drive at their Walkeshwar house.

CAG report: UT admn has no exact data on e-waste produced in Chandigarh

The report stated that in March 2015, CPCB just had estimates of the e-waste generated in Chandigarh and seven other states.


Mumbai: 62% not aware of e-waste, reveals survey by students

E-waste refers to discarded electronic devices. The students conducted the research as a part of their special course module in semester-III.

NGT seeks response on e-waste

The Tribunal was hearing a plea by NGO Toxics Link.

Civic body wakes up to e-waste, to place bins in city

Scheme is part of the BMC’s five-year plan to rejuvenate the deteriorating waste management practices.

Kerala Govt to procure e-waste menace by paying money per kilo

Rupees five will be paid for each kilo gram of e-waste collected.