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World’s E-Waste ‘Unsustainable’, Says U.N. Report Citing China, India And U.S.

World's E-Waste 'Unsustainable', Says U.N. Report Citing China, India And U.S.
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As per the report, Global E-waste Monitor 2020, China, with 10.1 million tonnes, was the biggest contributor to e-waste, and the United States was second with 6.9 million tonnes and India, with 3.2 million tonnes, was third. Together these three countries accounted for nearly 38 per cent of the world’s e-waste last year ...
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Dump Responsibly! A Quick Guide On How To Dispose of Your E-waste Safely

Dump Responsibly! A Quick Guide On How To Dispose of Your E-waste Safely
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What do you do with old electronics? Here is a quick guide on how to sustainably manage your e-waste and live a green life ...
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Around The World: Tokyo 2020 Olympics To Promote The Message Of Sustainability, Unveils Medals Made Using Electronic Waste

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To spread the message of sustainability and waste management, Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals are being made using electronic waste ...
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Stop Tossing E-waste, Start Treating It: Here Are Five Ways To Manage Electronic Waste

World's E-Waste 'Unsustainable', Says U.N. Report Citing China, India And U.S.
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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

India To Generate Over 5 Million Tonnes Of E-Waste Next Year: ASSOCHAM-Ernst and Young Study
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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

Eco-Friendly Art: This Mumbai Based Artist Converts Junk Electronics Into Fascinating Sculptures
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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

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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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Green Tribunal Concerned Over Lack Of Policy On Disposal Of Solar Panels Coated With Antimony, A Toxic Chemical

National Green Tribunal Concerned Over Lack Of Policy On Disposal Of Antimony-Coated Solar Panels
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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

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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

E-Waste: India Is The Fourth Largest Producer Of The World’s Fastest Growing Waste Stream
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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

A Plant To Convert Electronic Waste Into Bio Fuel Will Be Made Operational Soon, Says Minister Harsh Vardhan
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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

50 Per Cent Indians May Be Hoarding E-Waste For Up To Five Years, Reveals A Survey
E-Waste Maharashtra News
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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