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Bengaluru to get India’s first e-waste plant

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 3, 2018

The country’s first e-waste recycling unit will come up in Bengaluru, Union minister of chemicals and ...

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World’s first microfactory to help tackle e-waste hazard

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 10, 2018

An Indian-origin scientist in Australia has launched the world’s first microfactory that can transform the components from electronic waste items such as smartphones and laptops into valuable...

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E-waste on Ramganga banks: NGT imposes Rs 10 lakh environment compensation on UP government

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 6, 2018

The National Green Tribunal today imposed an environment compensation of Rs 10 lakh on the Uttar Pradesh government for failing to take action on disposing e-waste from the banks of the...

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Subject Tags: E Waste , NGT

NDMC to set up e-waste, hazardous waste centres

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 28, 2016
Recycling old electronics is set to get easier with the New Delhi Municipal Council proposing setting up seven new collection centres for e-waste and hazardous domestic waste....
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Government Holds Manufacturers Responsible for Collection of e-waste:New e-waste Management Rules 2016

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 28, 2016

With nearly 17 lakh tonnes of e-waste generated annually in the country, the central government today fixed responsibility of manufacturers for collection of e-waste and announced to levy...

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Subject Tags: E Waste , policy

Trucost Research Points to $10B #BusinessCase for Circular Economy for Electronics

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 28, 2015

Last month, the Green Electronics Council (GEC) unveiled new research carried out by Trucost that highlights the importance of advancing best circular-economy practices throughout the electronics sector.

The GEC engaged Trucost in order to better understand the...

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Mumbai firm aims to make India e-waste free

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 12, 2015

Next time you walk into the Siddhivinayak temple, carry your old charger along with the flowers and coconut. While you offer the rest to the God, the charger can be dropped in the e-waste collection bin that will soon be installed at the temple.

Not just Siddhivinayak...

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Subject Tags: E Waste , industry news