E-Waste Management Approaches in India

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Volume-15 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : Pawan Kumar Chaurasia


Pawan Kumar Chaurasia. "E-Waste Management Approaches in India", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V15(1),21-24 Sep 2014. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group


From last two-three decades, the global market of industrial and electronic equipment is changed and continues to grow exponentially all over the world. With these grows, electrical and electronic waste management is growing in same manner. Developing countries face tremendous problem which are related to the generation and management of E-Waste which are either from import or export illegally. There are a large number of harmful materials which containing toxic substances that can have an adverse impact on health and the environment. It is the global problem; if it is not handled decently within time; then the global world is affected. In India, E-Waste management presumes the major problem. This problem is not only generated from its own E-Waste but also the import dumping materials from other developed countries. The purpose of this article is to focus the issues and impact of this emerging problem. It is also required to sharpen on private and government agencies to do needful solutions.


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Electrical and Electronic Equipments, Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, E-Waste, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Extended Producer Responsibility, Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).