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  • How to recycle a smartphone?

    If you’re planning on getting rid of an old phone — that’s awesome! It’s something many people want to do. So, now the question is what can be done to help protect the environment? So, what should you do with it? Only a few years ago, this may have meant donating your slightl...
  • E-Waste Disposal: Why it Is Important For You To Recycle Your E

    The disposal of electronic waste is a subject that has come to the forefront in recent years. We all must do our part to recycle our e-waste for three main reasons: environmental conditions, health concerns, and precious natural resources. Electronic equipment, especially electronic devi...
  • E-Waste Management in India: Challenges and Opportunities

    India generates over 50,000 tonnes of e-waste every month. This is not surprising as the e-waste generation rate has been growing at a steady rate of 23.7% per annum for the past ten years. With more than 150 million cell phones sold in India in 2017 alone, sadly the country sees m...
  • E-Waste Recycling: A Boon to the Economy and Solution to E-Wast

    As per the Global E-waste Statistics Partnership (GESP), global e-waste volumes soared by 53% in the 2014–19 phase and reached 53.6 million metric tonnes. As per the report, only about one-sixth of it reached e-waste (electronic waste) recycling facilities. The rest was illeg...
  • Creating awareness among consumers regarding scientific disposa

    Electronic waste is created when any electronic device is discarded after it has been used. As it contains various harmful materials including lead, cadmium and beryllium in addition to posing an extraordinary threat to the environment, therefore it becomes very important to dispose of it in such a ...
  • Better implementation of the EPR Rules is Important

    India is the third-largest e-waste generating country in the world. China along with the United States is ahead of it. Reportedly, our country produces about 3 million tonnes of e-waste in a year; it is expected to go up to 5 million tonnes this year, that is, 2021. The Centre had laid down...