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.
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.
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