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E-waste collection


E-waste eco-park to be set up in Delhi

February 24, 2022 9:44 pm

Collection centres will be set up across 12 zones in the city for e-waste. The eco-park will have set rates for buy-back of electronic goods and electronic components that can be sold to refurbishers.

Karnataka: KSPCB to place 50 e-waste collection bins in Bengaluru, 100 more in state

February 10, 2022 4:55 pm

A senior official from KSPCB says that government places like Vidhana Soudha, High Court, malls etc have been identified in Bengaluru

31.6% rise in e-waste generation last year: Ashwini Choubey to Rajya Sabha

July 27, 2021 11:42 am

In 2017-18, India generated 7,08,445 tonnes of e-waste and 7,71,215 tonnes in 2018-19 – an increase of 8.86 per cent.

3 e-waste parks to come up to recycle used products

April 03, 2021 1:42 am

Officials are preparing a plan on how the parks are to be built following directions from the principal scientific advisor to the Centre, and L-G.

‘People are still stuck on making profit out of e-waste’

November 09, 2019 4:37 am

India now has 178 registered e-waste recyclers, accredited by the state governments to process e-waste. But many of India’s e-waste recyclers aren’t recycling waste at all.

E-waste management: Speakers lay stress on right way to dispose of old gadgets

June 23, 2019 3:04 am

The right way to dispose e-waste is by dismantling the item and shredding it. Experts have a mechanism to concentrate, shred and treat e-waste responsibly, not allowing harmful chemicals from coming into contact with the environment.

Waste pickers’ cooperative to set up mobile e-waste kiosks in Aundh

May 19, 2019 10:43 am

These pop-up kiosks will be stationed at prominent locations, making it convenient for residents to drop off not just e-waste but also old clothes, toys, books and household items among others that they wish to discard. This will then be recycled and reused.

India sets tone in Geneva as COP meetings adopt amendments to restrict e-waste dumping on developing countries

May 17, 2019 1:40 am

The meetings involved conferences of the parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions and were held in Geneva between April 29 and May 10 on the theme 'Clean Planet, Healthy People: Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste'. Over 180 countries participated in the meetings.

Pune: For a green cause, Ganesh Mandal, NGO to collect e-waste

September 13, 2018 7:50 am

This awareness campaign is run jointly with the help of an NGO, named Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) Retired Officers and Employees Welfare Association, which is run by retired workers of the MPCB.

E-waste on Ramganga banks: NGT summons Uttar Pradesh chief secretary

September 10, 2018 7:13 pm

The order came after the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) informed it that a number of sealed e-waste industries were operating illegally in densely populated residential areas