E-WASTE MANAGEMENT

What is a responsible way of disposing of e-waste?

Have you ever wondered what happens to your old phone, TV, or computer when you get a new one? Well, they simply don't just disappear! Rather, they find a way into our neighbourhood dump yards and get mixed with other household waste. You may have seen in your neighbouring scrap yard that people are manually dismantling discarded electronic equipment or burning it. This unhealthy practice exposes them to hazardous substances.

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Did you know?

  • Virtually, 100% of e-waste is recyclable.
  • Recycling one million laptops saves the same amount of energy that it would take to power 3,657 homes each year.
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Alerts

Pune Goes Green: Mega E-waste & Plastic Waste Collection Drive on February 25

Calling all Pune residents! This Sunday, February 25th, is your chance to make a positive impact on your city's environment by participating in the "PEHEL-2024" e-waste and plastic waste collection drive. Organized by the Pune Municipal Corporation and various NGOs, this city-wide initiative aims to tackle the growing issue of waste management and promote responsible disposal practices.

With over 300 collection centers set up across Pune, residents can easily drop off unwanted electronic devices a... Read more


Photo Story

Recent flash floods across the towns and cities in the lap of Himalayan region brought forth destruction, devastation and disaster risks to the forefront. In this photo story we bring to you destruction at the school based on the manjhi river bank, vulnerability of poor household situated adjacent to river bank and reconstruction work post the flashflood in Bhagau Nag area of dharamshala.