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E-waste management sector is creating jobs

According to the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), the electronic waste sector will create 4.5 lakh direct jobs by 2025 and another 1.8 lakh jobs in the allied sectors of transportation and manufacturing, The IFC, which has been working ... Read More »

E-Waste Management in India

The future of e-waste recycling is bright in India as there is a gap of proper solution providers that can handle the growing demand of electronic appliance consumption. With growing amount of consumers, this sector will keep on giving positive ... Read More »

E-Waste Management

International Institute of Waste Management (), Bhopal, organised a Capacity building/training on E-waste Management at Bhopal, in association with University of Guelph, Canada and Centre for Research and Industrial Staff Performance, at Bhopal on April.  More than 30 participants from ... Read More »

Nippon invests in e-waste recycling in India

Japanese metal pre-processor Nippon Magnetic Dressing Co. Ltd (NMD) has agreed to invest in the equity capital of India’s e-waste recycling company Eco Recycling Limited (Ecoreco). “The investment would not only set the strategic road map of e-waste management in ... Read More »

EU’s new legislation to recycle e-waste

At least 85% of electrical and electronic waste generated in the European Union will have to be recycled by 2020 under the new rules that took effect recently. Environment Commissioner Janez Potonik has said that the new law is a ... Read More »

Growing e-Waste in India

E-waste is growing in India at the rate of 10%. Major recycling of e-waste is carried out in the non-formal sector using primitive and hazardous methods. Adequate legislative measures and cost-effective, environment friendly, technological solution would be needed to address the issue. A synopsis Read More »

Special bins for e-waste

Chandigarh has introduced specially designed bins for collection of e-waste in the city. These bins are placed in eight locations across the city. The e-waste would be collected from here and then taken for processing in an eco-friendly manner. The ... Read More »

MMRDA’s e-waste plant

MMRDA is developing an integrated e-waste processing facility at Mankoli, Bhiwandi, on public-private partnership basis. The integrated e-waste processing facility will be developed on a four hectare plot along with a Level-3 facility to process and recover precious metals. The ... Read More »

Pure e-waste management plan

After Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata where initiatives have been launched for management of electronic waste through a collective effort of the stakeholders, Pune may well be the next city where a similar plan will materialise. The project aims at establishing ... Read More »

MMRDA’s e-waste project

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has appointed Deloitee Touche Tohmatsu India Pvt Ltd, an internationally renowned organisation, as consultants to give final shape to its much-awaited e-Waste Management Project in Maharashtra. The project, to be taken on public-private ... Read More »

Attero gets pollution board stamp

Attero Recycling is the first recycling firm chosen by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to be given registration by the Ministry Of Environment and Forests. The e-waste collected by the Attero is managed at their state-of-the-art plant in Roorkee, ... Read More »

Managing Waste

Valsa R. Nair Singh, I.A.S., Secretary (Environment), GoM; Chairperson Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) and MCZMA, speaks to Clean India Journa Read More »

Exchange e-waste for money

Harshit Patel, a Mumbai-based entrepreneur, from Polytela e-commerce Private Ltd, has launched a first nation-wide service to collect e-waste free of cost. The company has formed eight collection centres –TechShops – across the country. Anyone sending e-waste can collect a ... Read More »

Attero e-waste recycling plant

E-waste is a growing problem with the rapid rise in consumption of consumer electronics and the increase in their obsolesce rate. Efficient and environmentally friendly recycling of this waste is imperative. India generated 3.3 lakh tonnes of e-waste in 2007 ... Read More »