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Video: India Generates More Than 10 Lakh Tonnes Of E-Waste, Know E-Waste Management Rules In India| Watch Video

E-Waste: India has E-Waste Management Rules 2016 and The Deposit Refund Scheme to tackle the issue of electronic waste. India now has 178 registered e-waste recyclers, accredited by government to process e-waste. According to a report of Union Environment ministry many of India's e-waste recyclers are not recycling waste at all.

Published: September 13, 2022 5:21 PM IST

By Video Desk | Edited by Video Desk

In 2018, the government said that 95% of e-waste in India is recycled by the informal sector. Dealers unscientifically dispose it by burning or dissolving it in acids. Improper e-waste disposal impacts the environment and human health. It causes air pollution and burning it releases harmful toxins and hazardous fumes which can travel hundreds of kilometers. India now has 178 registered e-waste recyclers, accredited by government to process e-waste. Watch Video

Written By: Amit Kumar 

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