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Latest Articles in e waste

Getting Rid Of The E-waste

The E-waste Hum Le Jayenge campaign using the digital, social media and radio seeks to engage with people on how to dispose e-waste responsibly

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Urban Mining Has The Potential To Unlock India’s E-Waste Economy

E-waste thus represents a multi billion-dollar industry for the country, so long as e-waste is placed in the right channels

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How To Solve India’s E-Waste Problem

The planet needs is a future where recyclers buy back electronics, manufacturers use second-generation materials and consumers get rid of e-waste responsibly.

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Electronic Waste and Sustainable Development Goals: What it means for Businesses in India

Management of e-waste becomes complex, and potentially damaging to economy, society and environment if not done properly, because of presence of many valuable, rare earth, and toxic metals

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E-Waste In India

India will consume $400 billion worth of electronic goods by 2020 generating a huge growth in end of life products, known as electronic or E-Waste. Electronic Waste creates opportunities for jobs and reducing the country's dependency on imports of metals for manufacturing phones and computers by retaining recycled metals in the country. On the hand the processing of this E-Waste poses huge environmental and health hazards

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'90% Of E-Waste Is Recycled In Environmentally Crude Manner'

All the metro cities in India like Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, and Kolkata are major generators of e-waste followed by other major cities like Ahmedabad, Indore etc.

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India To Generate 52 Lakh Tonnes Of E-waste By 2020: Study

E-waste accounts for approximately 40 per cent of the lead and 70 per cent of heavy metals found in landfills. These pollutants lead to ground water and air pollution and soil acidification

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Electronic Pollution On The Rise: A Global Menace

Looking at the enormous amount of pollution generated through electronics, tackling the situation wisely is the need of the hour.

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