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E-Waste-Concept, Problems and Solution Policies in India
J. E. Rajput
RCPET IMRD, Shirpur, Maharashtra, India.
Electronic waste or E-waste is relatively a novel addition to the ever-growing hazardous waste stream. It includes discarded electronic and electrical equipment. Developing countries face enormous challenges which are related to the generation and management of E-waste which are either internally generated or imported illegally; India is no exception. However, the existing management practices related to E-waste in India are reasonably poor and have the potential to risk both human health and the environment. Moreover, the policy level initiatives are not being implemented appropriately. The present paper focuses on the austere problem of E-waste along with its policy level implications. During the course of the study it has been found that there is an urgent need to address the issues related to E-waste in India in order to avoid its detrimental future consequences.
E-waste; Hazardous waste; Risk; heavy metals; Management
Date Deposited : 28 Mar 2016 15:26
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