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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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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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Combating The E-Waste Menace: How Waste Pickers In Pune Prevented 1,000 Kilos Of Waste From Going To The Landfill

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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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Creating Job Opportunities From E-Waste: India-Born Australian Scientist Shows The Way

How To Make E-Waste Recycling Commercially Viable, Government Looks At Options
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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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E-Waste On The Rise: India Is Now One Of The Top Five E-Waste Producers In The World: Report

India’s E-Waste On The Rise, Is Now One Of The Top Five E-Waste Producers In The World: ASSOCHAM-NEC
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According to a joint study by ASSOCHAM-NEC, Maharashtra contributes the most to the 2 million tonnes of e-waste generated in India. The state generates 19.8 per cent (3,96,000 tonnes per annum) of country’s e-waste, but recycles only about 47,810 tonnes per annum ...
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From Old To Gold: Tap Your Creative Side To Upcycle Your Used CDs

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According to a recent report by ASSOCHAM-NEC, India generates around 2 million tonnes of e-waste every year. It is time that you contribute less to it by reusing old CDs and DVDs ...
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Plan How To Record Nature And Quantity Of E-Waste In Two Months: Delhi High Court Tells Centre

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The Delhi High Court ordered that steps taken should be time bound and directed the ministry to also indicate how e-waste was being managed and disposed of at present by the industries ...
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Delhi High Court Asks About Methods To Dispose E-Waste, Authorities Fail To Give A Satisfactory Response

E-waste production in India can go up by 2020
Delhi E-Waste News
The Delhi High Court raised concern over rise of e-waste in the city and asked the civic bodies whether there is any plan on its disposal ...
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E-Waste On Ramganga Banks Has Toxic Chemicals: Uttar Pradesh Authorities To National Green Tribunal

E-Waste On Ramganga Banks Has Toxic Chemicals: Uttar Pradesh Authorities To National Green Tribunal
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The analysis report submitted by Uttar Pradesh authorities said that there is a presence of metals like chromium, cadmium, copper, lead, nickel, manganese and zinc in the waste dumped near the Ramganga river ...
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How To Make E-Waste Recycling Commercially Viable, Government Looks At Options

How To Make E-Waste Recycling Commercially Viable, Government Looks At Options
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The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology believes e-waste recycling R&D processes can become economically viable if infrastructure and training tools are obtained under the public-private partnership programmes ...
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Central Pollution Control Board And Not State Boards To Monitor E-Waste Management

Central Pollution Control Board And Not State Boards To Monitor E-Waste Management
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The Central Pollution Control Board was given the Extended Producer Responsibility authorisation under the new e-waste rules after the parliamentary committee took note of the poor performance by state pollution control boards ...
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