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  • Indore's e-waste generation to spike by 18% in 2023

    In the fiscal year 2023, which ends in March, 325-350 tonnes of e-waste is scheduled to be disposed of and recycled, up more than 18% from the previous year, owing to an increase in disposal from workplaces, businesses, and families.

  • IIT-Guwahati dropout establishes India’s first bio-refinery to treat e-waste

    Against all odds, IIT-Guwahati dropout Anant Mittal (25) has prepared one of India's first bio-refineries for the extraction of valuable metals from electronic trash (e-waste). The demonstration facility, which is being built in a commercial building in his hometown of Roorkee, can now process 150 kg of e-waste per day and is awaiting commercialization. Anant has decided to discontinue his BTech (civil engineering) studies in 2020 in order to focus more attention on his drone projects. His business, RacerFly, has already configured South Korean and Chinese drone components to provide the most market-suited drones in India.

  • St. Agnes college collects two tons of e-waste in a collection drive

    A city-based college organized a 'bE-Responsible' e-waste collection drive to raise awareness about the harmful impacts of e-waste and how to properly dispose of or recycle it without affecting the environment.

  • Cambodia Prepared To Export “E-Waste” To Overseas Recycling Plants

    More than 7 tonnes of potentially dangerous electronic trash, including batteries and accumulators, have been gathered by Ecobatt-Energy Cambodia over the course of the previous four years. These products cannot be recycled in the Kingdom due to a lack of infrastructure.

  • In Lieu Of Your E-Waste, Plant A Tree

    Lions Clubs India presents a game-changing option to sustainably recycle your device and protect the environment through the e-waste campaign

  • Workshop "Implementation of EPR" Hosted by JKPCC

    The Jammu & Kashmir Pollution Control Committee held an interactive workshop on "Implementation of EPR under E-waste (Management) Rules- 2022 and Plastic Waste Management (Second Amendment) Rules, 2022" on Friday, October 2, 2023, at the Jammu Convention Center.

  • South Mayo Residents Urged To Participate In E-Waste Recycling Events

    Residents of South Mayo are urged to bring their electrical and electronic waste to a series of free collection days so that the county can meet federal e-waste recycling targets for 2023.

  • PEHEL 2023: Campaign To Raise Plastic & E-Waste Awareness

    A campaign to raise awareness and collect plastic and e-waste called PEHEL 2023 is being launched by the Pune Municipal Corporation and social organizations. The program is a part of the yearly Sant Gadge Baba Jayanti Swachhta Week celebration.

  • “Matraka” An E-Waste Mircale

    A 10-foot-tall statue made out of e-waste has been created by a Jaipur-based artist using over 250 PCs, 200 motherboards, cables, 15,000 rivets, and more than 9,000 screws. The "Matraka" monument, which was erected outside the Mall Road branch of the State Bank of India (SBI) in Kanpur, depicts a woman sitting on a 5-foot-high platform with her legs crossed and her hands folded.

  • IIT Roorkee Preparing To Combat Plastic & Electronic Waste

    The IIT Roorkee, a research group under the direction of Prof. K K Pant is working on e-waste Conversion to Valuable Products and Metal Recovery, which is a generation of wealth through a zero-waste discharge concept. Researchers at IIT Roorkee are developing eco-friendly ways to deal with plastic and electronic waste, the institute has announced.