CPCB report on e-waste management in India, 18/12/2020

  • 18/12/2020

Submissions of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in Original Application No. 1001 of 2019 in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others management of e-waste.

The report informed the NGT, that the quantum of e-waste generated during the financial year 2019-2020, the estimated generation of e-waste was 1014961.2 tonne for 21 types of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE). CPCB has issued show cause notices to 292 producers whose collection centres were found non-complying or non-traceable and issued show cause notices to them.

The CPCB has observed that SPCBs/PCCs are not observing the guidelines of CPCB on capacity of the dismantlers and recyclers. Dismantlers and recyclers have been given processing capacity beyond their actual processing capacity by the SPCBs/PCCs. Note: The CPCB report of December 18, 2020 was uploaded to the NGT site on January 1, 2021.

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