E-Waste – the Menace?

E-Waste is an abbreviated term used to denote Electronic & Electrical Waste, E-waste is electronic products that are unwanted, not working, and nearing or at the end of their “useful life.” Computers, TV Set, stereos, photocopy machine, and printers are everyday electronic products.

According to the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 ‘E-Waste’ means any electrical and electronic equipment, whose life has come to an end or in part discarded as waste by the consumer or bulk/enterprise consumer as well as rejects from manufacturing industry, refurbishment  industry and repair processes.

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