International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Dissertation Chapters | Management | India | Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023


Understanding India's Informal E-Waste Management Sector

Sweety Joy C. [2] | Naibin George [2] | Dr. Andrejs Cekuls [2]


Abstract: Lack of technical expertise, subpar infrastructure, insufficient funding, and passive community involvement all contribute to difficulties in managing electronic trash (E-waste). This article offers a thorough overview of attempts to address these issues concerning inadequate recycling practices for e-waste and their harmful impacts on the environment and human health. It also shows informal sectors in e-waste management in developing countries (India) follows a cradle-to-grave approach. The appropriate management of E-waste requires the establishment of an inventory of obsolete electronic items, which can be done by setting up an eco-friendly legal framework for recycling. E-waste management policies implemented systematically in developing nations and best practices are anticipated to reduce negative effects while preserving a resilient and sustainable ecosystem.


Keywords: E-waste, recycling, environment, pollution


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023,


Pages: 649 - 652


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