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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

E-waste rising dangerously in Asia: UN study

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 25, 2017

Electronic waste is rising sharply across Asia as higher incomes allow hundreds of millions of people to buy smartphones and other gadgets, with serious consequences for human health and the...

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Subject Tags: e-waste , waste management

Companies, Indian government gear up to manage e-waste

By : SustainabilityO..., Nov 8, 2016

Major electronics goods manufacturers in the country have started taking measures to curb hazardous e-wastes as the government rule on curbing e-waste in the country kicks in on October 1....

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India gets its first online marketplace to trade waste

By : SustainabilityO..., Oct 5, 2016

A team of four professionals with background in technology, commodity markets and finance have come together to set up what is billed as India's first online marketplace to trade e-waste, and...

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Delhi HC refuses to stay e-waste management rules for CFL manufacturers

By : SustainabilityO..., Sep 29, 2016

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to stay the applicability of the E-Waste (Management) Rules-2016 on manufacturers of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs).

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Parlimentary panel asks govt to evolve mechanism for e-waste management

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 12, 2016

Slamming the Centre for doing "too little" to manage e-waste, a parliamentary panel has asked the government to evolve a robust mechanism and ensure creation of adequate infrastructure so that e...

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Subject Tags: e-waste , waste management