Report on inventorization of e-waste in two cities in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka (Hyderabad and Bangalore)

  • 01/02/2010
  • WHO

Report on inventorization of e-waste in two cities in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka (Hyderabad and Bangalore) This report on inventorization of e-waste in Hyderabad and Bangalore reveals that e-waste generation from household sector alone is expected to touch 1,07,886 MT in 2013 in Hyderabad and 1,30,383 MT in 2013 in Bangalore. Says that e-wastes in these two cities are going to increase due to high obsolescence rates, lack of policy for disposal for producers, consumers and manufacturers and lack of awareness.
See Also Legislation: E-waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2010 www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/node/304182 Report: Report of the committee to evolve road map on management of wastes in India www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/node/300662 Document: Guidelines for environmentally sound management of e-waste www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/node/249593 Report: Take back blues - an assessment of e-waste take back in India www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/node/255505 Report: Recycling: from e-waste to resources www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/node/299247 Feature: High-tech trash www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/node/244789

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