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Mobile phones, TVs, computing devices part of 'most dangerous' e-waste produced by India

In what may turn out to be an alarming signal for India, mobile phones, televisions and personal computing devices are part of the 'most dangerous' electronic waste (e-waste) produced in India.

Updated: Jun 04, 2016, 10:03 AM IST
Mobile phones, TVs, computing devices part of 'most dangerous' e-waste produced by India

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: In what may turn out to be an alarming signal for India, mobile phones, televisions and personal computing devices are part of the 'most dangerous' electronic waste (e-waste) produced in India. As per a report based on a study published in Economic Times, India is one of the leading producers of this dangerous waste in the world.

The report states that by 2020 India may produce 5.2 million metric tonnes of e-waste per annum from 1.8 million tonnes.

The study was conducted by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India-cKinetics.