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E - Waste
What is E - Waste ?
Any equipment that runs on electricity or battery that is no more in a working condition is called e-waste.It includes computer & peripherals, CFLs appliances like shavers, blenders, electronic iron etc.
Why is it Valuable
and Hazardous ?
E-waste contains trace amounts of valuable metals and Rare Earth Elements
that need to be extracted and reused. It also contains toxic chemicals
such as Lead, Mercury, Arsenic,which are harmful to human health.
What to do with E - Waste ?
Do not sell your e-waste to informal sector. As per the e-waste rules,
2016, it is the responsibility of every consumer to ensure that their
e-waste is sent to authorised recyclers.