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Government exploring PPP model for handling e-waste in commercially viable manner

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 21, 2017

The Government is exploring the possibility of setting up an eco-park under public-private partnership mode to make research and development in e-waste recycling commercially viable, the...

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CPCB given extended producer responsibility authorisation under the new e-waste rules

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 11, 2017

The Central Pollution Control Board has been given the Extended Producer Responsibility(EPR) authorisation under the new e-waste rules, diverting it from the state pollution boards, the...

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Toxic waste from solar panels represents a global environmental threat

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 29, 2017

A new study by Environmental Progress (EP) warns that toxic waste from used solar panels now poses...

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ASUS to Recycle 20 Percent of Its Global E-waste by 2025

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 6, 2017

Taiwanese tech giant ASUS on Monday announced the recycling of 20 per cent of its global electronic waste (e-waste) by 2025.

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West Bengal Pollution Control Board to translate e-waste management rules

By : SustainabilityO..., May 30, 2017

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board is trying to create an inventory of e-waste generated in the state and suggested that IIT-Kharagpur could work with the regulator to make this happen. “...

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Kerala government may soon bring in a law to regulate e-waste

By : SustainabilityO..., May 24, 2017

Kerala government is thinking of bringing in a new legislation to regulate and recycle e-waste, which poses a great threat to the environment nowadays. Minister for Local Self-Government, K T...

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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation: June date for new e-waste rules

By : SustainabilityO..., May 22, 2017

The municipal corporation organised a stakeholders' meeting here today to introduce a comprehensive system for electronic waste management and decided to implement the new e-waste management...

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Delhi government authorises 37 centres to collect e-waste: Hussain

By : SustainabilityO..., May 19, 2017

Raising concern over unauthorised dismantling and recycling of e-waste,  Environment Minister Imran Hussain said the government has authorised 37 collection centres for collecting e-waste....

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Subject Tags: e-waste , waste management

4 e-waste collection centres on the cards in Nashik

By : SustainabilityO..., May 12, 2017

The civic body has decided to set up four electronic waste garbage collection centres in the city to manage the rising quantity of e-waste.

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Subject Tags: e-waste , waste management

Report on discoms’ e-waste collection sought by NGT

By : SustainabilityO..., May 11, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed an inspection team headed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to inform it about the mechanism for e-waste collection and transport at...

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