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.
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.
December 26, 2018 12:05 am
A rapidly growing e-waste crisis needs rapid official decision-making, time-bound responses.
December 07, 2017 4:51 am
Scientists extract up to 92 per cent metals from disposed mobile chargers
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 14, 2015 4:51 am
The Tribunal was hearing a plea by NGO Toxics Link.
February 16, 2015 3:41 am
Scheme is part of the BMC’s five-year plan to rejuvenate the deteriorating waste management practices.