Dead floppy drive: Kenya recycles global e-waste

Machakos: In an industrial area outside Kenya`s capital city, workers in hard hats and white masks take shiny new power drills to computer parts.

Five firms authorised to collect e-waste in Punjab

Five private firms have been authorised to collect electronic waste in Punjab, the state Pollution Control Board said Monday.

E-waste, a growing concern for India!

Even as India is trying to devise environmental friendly ways to dispose garbage, the specter of Electronical-waste (E-waste) destroying the balance of the nation’s ecological health has already started looming over.

Need better collection mechanism for e-waste: Industry

Electronics industry today said collection mechanism will need to be strengthened to make the new e-waste management rules effective.

E-waste disposal rules come into force

Rules aimed at reduction in use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment by putting the onus of e-waste management.

E-waste damages environment, endangers human health

Due to the crude recycling process, many pollutants are released from e-waste.

MPPCB mulls sending e-waste to other states for recycling

Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control
Board (MPPCB) is mulling sending the electronic waste, which
poses a threat to environment to Maharashtra and other states
for re-cycling, an MPPCB official said.

Rag pickers risk `slow death` recycling `e-waste`

Young rag-pickers sifting through rubbish are a common image of India`s chronic poverty, but destitute children face new hazards picking apart old computers as part of the growing "e-waste" industry.

Rag pickers risk `slow death` recycling `e-waste`

Young rag-pickers sifting through rubbish are a common image of India`s chronic poverty, but destitute children face new hazards picking apart old computers as part of the growing "e-waste" industry.

More e-waste from developing than developed nations

Developing countries will be producing at least twice as much electronic waste (e-waste) as developed countries in the next six to eight years, says a new study.

Finally a law to tackle mounting e-waste in India

India is finally set to have a law which can tackle head on the mounting problem of electronic waste dumped in the country.

E-waste disposal rules within a month: Govt

With illegal recycling of used electronic goods like mobile phone and computer posing environmental and health hazard, the Government will in less than a month come out with e-waste management and disposal rules.

E-waste disposal bins distributed in Delhi

Chief Minister
Sheila Dikshit on Monday launched a project under which special
e-waste disposal bins will be set up across the city including
in schools and markets.

Govt decides to fund establishment of e-waste facility

The government has decided to
fund establishment of e-waste treatment facility as part of
its waste management programme for 140 highly contaminated
sites in the country, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said
on Saturday.

China, India adding to e-waste time bomb: UN

Mountains of discarded computers and mobile phones could soon pose serious threats to public health and environment in developing countries.

India swamped by 420,000 tonnes of e-waste

India faces a mounting challenge to dispose of an estimated 420,000 tonnes of electronic waste a year that it generates domestically and imports from abroad, a green lobby group has said.