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E waste management

  1. 1. E-WASTE MANAGEMENT<br />MANAGEMENT<br />P.MALVIN FELICIA<br />
  2. 2. WHAT IS AN E-WASTE?<br /> A Popular informal name of electronic and electric products nearing their end life.<br /> Pose a threat to human health and also for the environment.<br />
  3. 3. Electronic waste<br />Electric waste<br />
  4. 4. WHY E-WASTE MANAGEMENT?<br />Pollution of ground water.<br /> Acidification of soil.<br /> Emission of toxic fumes and gases.<br /> Fastest growing portion of municipal wastes.<br /> Releases carcinogenic substances into the air.<br />
  5. 5. MANAGEMENT STEPS<br />Inventory management<br /> Production-process modification<br /> Volume reduction<br /> Recovery and reuse<br /> Sustainable product design<br />
  6. 6. RESPOSIBILITIES OF THE GOVT.,<br />Regulatory agencies in each district<br />An adequate system of laws<br />R&D in hazardous waste management<br />Strict regulations against dumping e-waste<br />Heavy fines on industries<br />Encourage NGOs <br />
  7. 7. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE INDUSTRIES<br />Management options.<br /> Label materials to assist in recycling.<br /> Green packaging options.<br /> Adoption of waste minimization techniques. <br />
  8. 8. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CITIZEN<br /> Opt for those<br />Made with fewer toxic constituents<br />That use recycled content<br />That are energy efficient<br />That utilize minimal packaging<br />That offer take back options. <br />
  9. 9. THANK YOU<br />

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