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Big tech firms had e-waste centres but only on paper, many addresses fake: Delhi probe

September 11, 2019 2:10 pm

The Indian Express has learnt that when the DPCC inspected 43 out of a list of 80 centres sent to them by the CPCB, at least 20 e-waste collection centres of multinational giants, including Samsung, HP, Canon and Vivo, were found either untraceable or non-existent.

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

July 03, 2019 5:04 pm

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

December 26, 2018 12:05 am

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

Tackling e-waste the ‘microbial’ way

December 07, 2017 4:51 am

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

September 24, 2017 1:55 pm

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

January 08, 2016 2:19 am

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

December 12, 2015 9:47 am

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

September 25, 2015 1:32 am

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

April 14, 2015 4:51 am

The Tribunal was hearing a plea by NGO Toxics Link.

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

February 16, 2015 3:41 am

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