Ministry of Electronics and IT invites suggestions on Prevention of Leakage and Proper Recycling of E-Waste

The electronics waste (e-waste) comprises of discarded electrical and electronic equipment, and poses serious challenges globally for improper disposal practices especially in ...

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The electronics waste (e-waste) comprises of discarded electrical and electronic equipment, and poses serious challenges globally for improper disposal practices especially in informal sector.

Hon’ble PM has emphasized the need for creating awareness for environmental issues under “Swach Digital Bharat’ during his address at NASSCOM event on 01.03.2015. On the direction of Hon’ble PM, MeitY has initiated the “Awareness Programme on Environmental Hazards of Electronic Waste through Digital India Initiative” over a period of five years to create awareness among the public about the hazards of e-waste recycling by the informal sector and educate them about alternate methods of disposing their e-waste.

Over 95 per cent of e-waste generated is managed by the informal sector. Integration of the informal sector and access to environmentally safe recycling technologies may reduce the health and environmental hazards. In addition to technology, capacity building, skill management, scientific recycling mechanism, business management training are also required for safe recycling of e-waste.

In this context, MeitY is inviting citizen inputs to provide solution for leakage of E-Waste in the informal sector, and suggest proper recycling technology for E-Waste that is economically available.

The last date of submission of suggestions is 4th April, 2018.

For any further information about E-Waste, please visit the GREENE website.

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DEEPA DINGOLIA 11 hours 14 minutes ago

मेरा सुझाव यह है-जहाँ से लोग इलेक्ट्रिक उपकरण प्राप्त करते हैं वहीँ पर ही इ-वेस्ट का भी प्रबंध होना चाहिए। जहाँ से आप मोबाइल या जो भी नया उपकरण खरीदें वहीं पर इ-वेस्ट का भी प्रबंध होना चाहिए। नया खरीदने पर ही पुराना वेस्ट होता है। २-सभी इलेक्ट्रिक उपकरणों की दुकानों पर इ-वेस्ट जमा करने की व्यवस्था होनी चाहिए। ३-सभी सार्वजानिक स्थानों या जहाँ लोगों की आवाजाही अधिक हो के पास भी इ-वेस्ट जमा करने प्रबंध किया जा सकता है. ५ --इसे भी "स्वच्छता अभियान " से जोड़ कर व्यापक स्तर पर आरम्भ किया जा सकता है।


KIRAN BABASAHEB RANSING 12 hours 42 minutes ago

Many people in India still do not understand what is e waste and its hazardous effect on our health. LACK OF E WASTE COLLECTION CENTER. In my home I have 2 mobile phones that I can dump into waste but I am forced to keep them with me because of no proper facility to collect such waste in my city and also I can not just throw it in a regular garbage. Print large adds in local news paper explaining e waste in local language and arrange nation wide one day program to collect e waste.

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tapas priyaranjan 12 hours 45 minutes ago

First open district wise Ppp mode Recyclable E-waste collection points.
Encourage public to only dispose e wastes with them or their verified Centres.
Collected wastes must undergo segregation and recyclable & partially Recyclable wastes are sent to appropriate industries.
Rest non recyclable must be processed at proper places to prevent environment pollution.
Start with attractive schemes for investors or Let the Production companies set such Centres.

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Akshay saxena 12 hours 47 minutes ago

Concerted efforts are required to tackle E-waste menace. We can establish E waste collection centre in every district under appropriate govt authority which incentivize the ragpickers,scrap dealers who provide the e waste collected by them.These collection centers then segregate the waste, circuit boards are crushed and then moulded into plastic bricks which may find its use in lane divders and constructions etc.Plastic coverings may get moulded into plastic bullets for abrasives in industries.

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Anand Kulkarni 12 hours 56 minutes ago

Pollution control board had to enforce mechanism with approved/Verified Vendor to pay money in turn of e-waste. Retruns of E-Waste will encourage to dispose through proper channel.

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Sidharath giri 13 hours 43 minutes ago

open event hub and collect all event to them and recycle electronics gadgets and and collect the part of used fragment in electronic devices and may get another job opportunity in this field that's it


VINAYAK ACHALKAR 13 hours 51 minutes ago

The “waste management” reality in most places of the world equals no separation, no controlled collection. Dump your stuff next to the street outside the village, like your ancestors always did, and you’re fine. When all the efforts to burn fail (which they usually do), cover the remaining pile with a thin layer of earth and ignore the horrible smell. The method has been around for centuries and it worked very well until recently: Self-sufficient agricultural societies traditionally took all the

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Babu Kuriyadi 14 hours 39 minutes ago

Dear Sir,
The e-waste processing should be entrusted to the companies producing the products. A facility for this purpose is to be brought up in a group participation mode where each company has to contribute a certain amount based on the number of products they produced and the scrap is processed in the common facility.

The operation and maintenance of the facility should be done by the companies and their contributions based on their production and participation made compulsory for regn.

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Robin Singh 16 hours 43 minutes ago

Add new subjects regarding "Treatment & recycling of e-waste" to all engineering and diploma colleges. Students must be taught safe measures to treat & change e-waste to valuable devices like camera phones being used for cctv monitoring OR using smartphones to provide public wifi. All that is needed to be done is to properly educate students of the parts used in electronic devices, how they can be tweaked/ repaired, safety measures to deal with e-waste.