International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Environmental Science Studies | India | Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015 | Rating: 4.4 / 10


Electronic Waste Management in Indian Context

Dr. Kaiser Manzoor [2]


Abstract: Electronic waste (E - waste) is one of the fastest wastes splurging around the world. E - waste consists of all waste from electronic and electrical appliances which have reached their end - of - life period or are no longer fit for their original intended use and are destined for recovery, recycling or disposal. The main sources of electronic waste in India are the government, public and private (industrial) sectors, which account for almost 70 per cent of total waste generation. India, in the last couple of decades, has also been vastly influenced by the culture of consumerism. The application of electronics related technology has been very wide spread in all sectors. Electronic waste in managed in a proper systemic manner albeit with many loopholes.


Keywords: Electronic Waste Management, E-Waste, recycling


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015,


Pages: 2478 - 2481


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