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E-waste collection


‘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

Zero-waste smartphones closer to reality: Study

April 13, 2018 5:32 pm

Researchers have developed a way to make zero-waste smartphones a reality, as they have successfully created modified versions of fiberglass and resin, which are commonly disposed.

Kerala govt may soon bring in a law to regulate e-waste

May 23, 2017 8:53 pm

E-waste collected from Kerela is currently sent to the plants in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu for recycling as the state has no facility for the same.

Everything is Yiable, be it ‘show the ink’ or E-Waste centres

May 20, 2014 4:55 am

Confederation of Indian Industry’s Young Indians group, popularly known as Yi, has been gaining momentum in Tricity.

E-waste collection drive starts in UT

December 01, 2011 4:44 am

An E-waste collection drive was launched in the city today.