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Electronic Waste(E waste)
Electronic Waste(E waste)
Electronic Waste(E waste)
Electronic Waste(E waste)
Electronic Waste(E waste)
Electronic Waste(E waste)
Electronic Waste(E waste)
Electronic Waste(E waste)
Electronic Waste(E waste)
Electronic Waste(E waste)
Electronic Waste(E waste)
Electronic Waste(E waste)
Electronic Waste(E waste)
Electronic Waste(E waste)
Electronic Waste(E waste)
Electronic Waste(E waste)
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Electronic Waste(E waste)

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  • 1. What is Electronic Waste ? How this become E-Waste? Generators of E-Waste? Why E-Waste is a problem? E-Waste Disposal E-Waste in INDIA What should be done?
  • 2. It is the term used to describe old , end-of-life or discarded appliances using electricity and battery.
  • 3. Changes and Advancement in Technology Changes in Fashion , Style & Status Changing in configuration Attractive offers from manufacturers Small life of equipments
  • 4. Small business and house-hold. Large Businesses. Institutions and Government offices. Equipment manufacturers.
  • 5. Composed of Hazardous Materials. Electronic products are difficult to Recycle. Products are quickly obsolete and discarded. Discarded Electronics are managed badly. Most E-Waste goes to landfills. Most recyclers don’t recycle, they export.
  • 6. Methods Recycle Landfill Incineration Reuse
  • 7. Definition Recycling is define as the assemblin,developing , promoting , buying of new products which are prepared from waste materials. Steps in Recycling  Dismantling of E-Waste  Removal of hazardous materials sush as PCB , HG removal of plastic etc . . .  Strong acids are used to remove valuable methals such as Gold , Lead , Copper ect . . .
  • 8. Methods for Recycling  Consumer recycling  Donation  Take back  Exchange  Corporate recycling Advantages of Recycling  Recycling materials can be used in developing new equipments.  Valuable materials are retrieved.  Help environment by avoiding pollution.
  • 9. Definition : Land fill is also known as dump , is a site for the disposal of waste a site for the disposal of waste materials by burial and is the oldest form of waste treatment. Disadvantages :  Metals like mercury , cadmium ,  lead reaches into the soil and ground water makes them polluted.  Required large amount of space.  It is not a environmentally sound treatment .
  • 10. Definition : It is a controlled and complete combustion process , in which the waste materials is burned in specially designed incinerator at a high temperature (900 – 1000 0c).
  • 11. Advantages :  Reduction of waste volume.  Utilization of energy of combustible substances.  Hazardous substance are converted into less hazardous substance. Disadvantages :  Emission of harmful gases and residues.  Emission of cadmium and mercury.
  • 12. Definition : It constitute direct use or use after slight modifications to the original function equipment. Advantages :  Electronic equipments like computers , cell phones etc . . . Can be reused.  This method also reduces the volume of E-Waste generation.  No wastage of time and money.
  • 13. In INDIA :  Over 2million E-Waste is generated ever year .  Harmful techniques like burning wires are common practice in the informal recycling sectors in big cities in India. Recycle steps in INDIA:  Manual Dismantling  Refining and conditioning  Soil waste is deposited in a municipal landfill.
  • 14. What should be done?  Proper laws and policies should be made.  Awareness among consumers and manufacturers.  Recycle should be made recyclable.  Make usage of recycled products  Do not throw any old equipments. Did you know ?  The average lifespan of computer has dropped from 6years in 1997 to just 2years in 2005.  Mobile phones have a lifecycle of less than 2years in developed countries.  183million computers were sold worldwide in 2004-11.6% more than in2003.  674million mobiles phones were sold worldwide in 2004- 30% more than in 2003.  By 2010 there will be 716 million new computers in use. There will be 178 new computers users in China , 80million new users in INDIA.

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