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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to provide personal computers built from recycled e-waste

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 24, 2017

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is working on a proposal to recycle e-waste for the poor and needy children. By making children a part of the process, the proposal aims to teach...

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Dealing with e-waste the nanotech way

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 17, 2017

Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are best recycled by pulverising them into nanosized particles to easily recover valuable constituents such as polymers, oxides and metals, say Indian researchers...

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Illegal e-waste industries polluting Ganga tributaries: CPCB tells NGT

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 12, 2017

Several illegal e-waste industries operating in Uttar Pradesh are polluting the Ramganga, a major tributary of the Ganga, by dumping waste into it, a joint inspection report told NGT on Tuesday...

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Tough targets hinder e-waste rule rollout

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 27, 2017

The implementation of the e-waste rules 2016, which are to come into force this May, may now be delayed with industry associations of electrical and electronic equipment demanding a relaxation...

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Delhi pollution control body to give licence for e-waste handling factories

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 24, 2017

Authorised e-waste dismantling units could soon be coming up in Delhi with the Delhi Pollution Control Committee planning to issue licence to proper handling units.

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Subject Tags: e-waste , policy

Clean Kerala Company Ltd (CKCL) to collect e-waste

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 16, 2017

Clean Kerala Company Ltd (CKCL) is preparing to collect e-waste from the government, quasi-government, and public undertakings in the district under the Haritha Keralam project....

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Subject Tags: e-waste , waste management

Green panel orders inspection of discom premises for e-waste

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 27, 2017

Power distribution companies storing hazardous e-waste have come under the lens of the NGT which has ordered inspection of their premises here after a plea alleged these were causing massive air...

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Turning e-waste to electricity: IIT Madras innovation waits for takers

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 27, 2017

Scientists at IIT, Madras have come up with a novel technique where e-waste can be used as a resource not only to treat waste water but also to generate electricity simultaneously, making it an...

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Odisha capital city Bhubaneswar readies steps to address e-waste burden

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 20, 2017

After solid waste management, it is now e-waste as the No. 1 Smart City and Temple City is coming under the ambitious Eco-Cities programme, in which, efficient and scientific handling of e-waste...

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E-waste collected from civil station offices as part of green initiatives

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 27, 2017

KOCHI: An e-waste collection drive was organised in government offices at the Collectorate here on Tuesday, to make the civil station e-waste free.

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Subject Tags: e-waste , waste management