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Stop Tossing E-waste, Start Treating It: Here Are Five Ways To Manage Electronic Waste
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Stop Tossing E-waste, Start Treating It: Here Are Five Ways To Manage Electronic Waste

As per a study by ASSOCHAM-NEC, India generates 2 million tonnes of waste per annum and is likely to produce 5.2 million tonnes of e-waste per year by 2020. Here is a guide on how you can reduce e-waste ...
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India To Generate Over 5 Million Tonnes Of E-Waste Next Year: ASSOCHAM-Ernst and Young Study
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India To Generate Over 5 Million Tonnes Of E-Waste Next Year: ASSOCHAM-Ernst and Young Study

India is likely to generate 5.2 million tonnes of e-waste per year by 2020, up from 2 million tonnes in 2016, according to a recent ASSOCHAM-EY joint study ...
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Eco-Friendly Art: This Mumbai Based Artist Converts Junk Electronics Into Fascinating Sculptures
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Eco-Friendly Art: This Mumbai Based Artist Converts Junk Electronics Into Fascinating Sculptures

Haribaabu Naatesan, an artist from Mumbai creates art using the electronic waste like old CDs, mobile phones, laptops and parts of microwave and washing machines which might otherwise end up in landfills ...
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50 Million Tonnes Of E-Waste Discarded Each Year: United Nations Report

The report, "A new circular vision for electronics - Time for a global reboot", launched in Davos, suggests that technologies such as cloud computing and the internet of things support gradual "dematerialisation" of the electronics industry ...
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National Green Tribunal Concerned Over Lack Of Policy On Disposal Of Antimony-Coated Solar Panels
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Green Tribunal Concerned Over Lack Of Policy On Disposal Of Solar Panels Coated With Antimony, A Toxic Chemical

Expressing concerns over the harmful effects of a toxic chemical element antimony which is widely used in coating solar panels, the National Green Tribunal has asked the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Ministry of Environment and Forests and other stakeholders to come out with a policy or a set of rules for proper disposal of solar panels with antimony ...
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These Nagpur-Based Researchers Have Found A Way To Reuse The Most Common E-Waste – Dry Cell Batteries

A group of researchers from the Nagpur-based Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology have found a way to recycle the dry-cell batteries and obtain graphene also referred to as ‘new wonder material’ ...
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E-Waste: India Is The Fourth Largest Producer Of The World’s Fastest Growing Waste Stream
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E-Waste: India Is The Fourth Largest Producer Of The World’s Fastest Growing Waste Stream

International Finance Corporation is working to build a locally relevant e-waste management solution across all states of India focusing on generating awareness, developing knowledge and supporting e-waste management ecosystem through Producer Responsibility Organization model ...
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A Plant To Convert Electronic Waste Into Bio Fuel Will Be Made Operational Soon, Says Minister Harsh Vardhan
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A Plant To Convert Electronic Waste Into Bio Fuel Will Be Made Operational Soon, Says Minister Harsh Vardhan

Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said that a plant to covert plastic waste into bio-diesel, will be made operational at the Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP) in Dehradun by the end of January on pilot basis after which the model will be replicated across the country ...
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50 Per Cent Indians May Be Hoarding E-Waste For Up To Five Years, Reveals A Survey
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50 Per Cent Indians May Be Hoarding E-Waste For Up To Five Years, Reveals A Survey

The study done by Cerebra Green and Manufacturers Associations of Information and Technology revealed that another 30 per cent of Indians kept 3-4 articles whereas 20 per cent hoarded five or more unused e-waste devices for several years, thereby increasing the possibility of their incorrect disposal ...
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Programme ‘Clean E-Bhubaneswar’ Led To Collection And Proper Disposal Of Several Tonnes Of E-Waste In The City
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Programme ‘Clean E-Bhubaneswar’ Led To Collection And Proper Disposal Of Several Tonnes Of E-Waste In The City

The 'Clean E-Bhubaneswar' programme, undertaken with the support of International Finance Corporation (IFC) and European Union, is being implemented by IFC under IFCEU Eco-Cities Programme to address Bhubaneswar's e-waste management challenge ...
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Combating The E-Waste Menace: How Waste Pickers In Pune Prevented 1,000 Kilos Of Waste From Going To The Landfill

1,000 kilos of e-waste was collected in one year at the recycling centre at Dhankawadi in Pune, thanks to the efforts of waste pickers ...
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How To Make E-Waste Recycling Commercially Viable, Government Looks At Options
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Creating Job Opportunities From E-Waste: India-Born Australian Scientist Shows The Way

Veena Sahajwalla, a scientist in Sydney, is the inventor of ‘microfactories’ that claims transform e-waste into reusable material to be converted into ceramics and plastic filaments for 3D printing ...
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