E-WASTE: THE LATEST CONTRIBUTOR TO ENVIRONMENTAL
DHEERENDAR REDDY- 11502093-(B35)
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What is e-waste
Sources of e-waste
Categories of e-waste
Consequences of e-waste
Remedies of e-waste
Draft law on e-waste recycling
The rapid pace of the technological
change in the fields of environment has
made appliances for home and office
equipment both affordable and widely used.
Resulting in lots of electronic appliances added to
“As many as 3,000 personal computers; 8,500 mobile handsets;
5,500 TV sets and are dismantled in the Delhi everyday
for reuse of their component parts and materials”
It May be defined as, computers, office
equipment, entertainment devices &
many other electronic or electrical.
The electronic components that are
disposed off in an inappropriate manner are
collectively termed as ‘e-waste’.
Devices which are unwanted broken and
discarded by their original users are known
as ‘e-waste’ or ‘electronic waste’.
Large household appliances.
Small household appliances.
IT & telecommunications equipment.
Lighting & e-tools.
Medical & sports equipment.
Monitoring & control instruments.
Importing too much second hand devices.
Airports found with deluged e-waste import.
No sources of accurate estimates of quantity.
Through recycling environmental damage causes
‘cherry-picking’ by recyclers.
India’s poor response towards increasing e-waste.
Most e-waste imports to India along with china and
Africa across the world.
The huge amount of e-waste not recycled can be
accounted for by storage.
Reuse and recycling of electrical equipment.
Awareness of e-waste & implementation of legislation.
Government of India makes e-waste as an organized business.
Responsibility shifted to third party. Instead, of It industry.
Considering as hazardous waste under hazardous waste
management guidelines ,1989.