TerraCycle Regulated Waste (TCRW) has launched a series of products and services designed to practice eco-friendly disposal of discarded electronics. Along with that, they are also bringing forward the concept of 'data sanitization'. Effective data destruction is a crucial measure to be taken by E-waste recyclers. TerraCycle aims at proper data destruction and providing commercial recycling solutions.
A vehicle scrapping facility was started in Noida today, partnered by The Maruti Suzuki and Toyota Tsusho Group. The joint venture aims to promote transparent, organized and eco-friendly dismantling of end-of-life vehicles (ELVs). The facility has an area of 10,993 sq metre and is equipped to scrap and recycle over 24,000 ELVs per year. About ₹44 crores have been invested for the project and it functions on technologically advanced and modern machines to break down and scrape ELVs in a scientific way.
Hulladek Recycling Pvt. Ltd emerging out to be one of the fastest-growing e-waste management companies is planning to recycle 50,000-tonne e-waste by the year 2025.
Born in Telangana, Attero is an end-to-end type electronic waste company which aims at sustainability. They not only recycle waste, but reuse the materials that can be reused. Precious metals like gold, silver, copper, nickel etc are separated from the electronic gadgets and sold off, completing the circular economy.
The pandemic caused many businesses and organizations to suffer and even shut down permanently. Small businesses were affected in many ways, but there was also a rise seen in many places, who adapted to the COVID norms. Many countries like the US, UK, Germany, Canada, Australia.
As world economies are working persistently on the sustainability goals of cop26 and trying to meet the energy demands, large firms in India are also stepping up their efforts to expand the renewable energy sector.
The Right Livelihood Awards of 2021 were held in the last week of September, where the nonprofit organisation Legal Initiative for Forests and Environment (LIFE) in India was declared as one of the recipients . The Right Livelihood Awards of 2021 is a prestigious award presented every year to people and organizations who have made considerable contributions to making the world more just, peaceful and sustainable.
The UN Global E-waste Monitor 2020, named E-waste as the world's fastest growing domestic waste source, with 56.5 million generated in 2019, by 2030 it is predicted to reach 74Mt. Owing to its growing concern, the The International Data Sanitisation Consortium (IDSC) prompted COP26 President Alok Sharma for its inclusion.
Himachal Pradesh government has decided to follow suit of New Delhi, in the thoughtful initiative of launching an app for the management of E-waste across 51 centres. The mayor of Dehradun, Sunil Uniyal Gama had laid the foundation of an E-waste management awareness campaign. It was a collaboration of District Municipality, Uttarakhand state council of technology, Society of environmental sciences and national mission on Himalayan studies.
After the announcement of the E-waste management app by the NDMC, Delhi is pushing further the accessibility of efficient E-waste management systems. The Delhi government is planning to set up eco parks for large-scale application of recycling of E-waste.