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World is on track to generate 74 mn metric tonnes of e-waste annually by 2030: Report
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World is on track to generate 74 mn metric tonnes of e-waste annually by 2030: Report

E-waste is also a source of plastic waste, which, if not recycled, can contribute to global warming.

After Apple, Samsung might stop offering chargers with new smartphones from 2021
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After Apple, Samsung might stop offering chargers with new smartphones from 2021

Excluding the in-box chargers might lead to low production cost and will reduce the e-waste.

The world dumped 53.6 million tonnes of e-waste last year and recycled only 17.4 percent
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The world dumped 53.6 million tonnes of e-waste last year and recycled only 17.4 percent

China was the biggest contributor to e-waste with 10.1 million tonnes, second was US with 6.9 million tonnes and India third with 3.2 million tonnes.

Chinese novel The Waste Tide goes where little writing ever does — the recycling industry and class inequality at its heart
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Chinese novel The Waste Tide goes where little writing ever does — the recycling industry and class inequality at its heart

The greatest lesson of Chinese author Chen Qiufan’s little-known novel, The Waste Tide, may be that trash is frequently invisible to those who create it — as are the people who process it, such as manual scavengers, the labourers in ship breaking yards and so on.

Govt raises concern over fake invoicing in B2B trade impacting GST collections; Centre to bring more transparency in system
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Govt raises concern over fake invoicing in B2B trade impacting GST collections; Centre to bring more transparency in system

This under-reporting has become a challenge for the government, Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur said.

China's recyclable e-waste to double in value to $24 billion by 2030: Greenpeace
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China's recyclable e-waste to double in value to $24 billion by 2030: Greenpeace

Rising levels of consumption may drive the economic value of recyclable metals up by 2030.

Kerala, After The Flood: Piling waste raises risks to health, environment; management by local bodies is need of hour
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Kerala, After The Flood: Piling waste raises risks to health, environment; management by local bodies is need of hour

Kerala already faces health hazards caused directly by the flood, but the situation will worsen if the wastes lie piled up for too long without management.

India among top five nations in e-waste generation; adding majorly to that pile are Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu: Report
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India among top five nations in e-waste generation; adding majorly to that pile are Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu: Report

India is among the top five e-waste generating countries in the world besides China, the US, Japan and Germany, according to a report released by Assocham and NEC

India only recycles 5 percent of its e-waste, making it one of the biggest contributors of e-waste in the world: Study
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India only recycles 5 percent of its e-waste, making it one of the biggest contributors of e-waste in the world: Study

Despite the government's emphasis on Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan and Smart Cities project, India continues to be among the top five countries generating e-waste

Telangana govt announces policies on Internet of Things and e-waste management
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Telangana govt announces policies on Internet of Things and e-waste management

The Telangana government today announced a policy on Internet of Things (IoT), aimed at positioning the state as a leader in the area, and another policy on e-waste management.

Wipro clarifies that date to issue ADR bonus has not been decided
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Wipro clarifies that date to issue ADR bonus has not been decided

Wipro's U.S. listed shares have been down nearly 6 percent over the past four sessions, following media reports of a sale of a part or whole company. However, the company denied the news reports last week.

World Environment Day: E-waste is a major problem for India and here is how you can help combat it
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World Environment Day: E-waste is a major problem for India and here is how you can help combat it

According to a report by Assocham and KPMG pointed out that India is the fifth largest producer of e-waste amounting up to 18.5 lakh tonne of electronic tonnes per day.

World Environment Day 2017: The Batti Project uses e-waste to bring light to remote homes
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World Environment Day 2017: The Batti Project uses e-waste to bring light to remote homes

The founders of The Batti Project, Rajiv Rathod and Merwyn Coutinho, are making light (out) of waste

Good guy Xiaomi will pay you to let it recycle all your e-waste; you just need to fill a form
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Good guy Xiaomi will pay you to let it recycle all your e-waste; you just need to fill a form

Xiaomi India has launched an initiative to take back and recycle old, unused electronics products in the country.

Dump e-waste near Ram Ganga, pay Rs 1 lakh in compensation, says National Green Tribunal
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Dump e-waste near Ram Ganga, pay Rs 1 lakh in compensation, says National Green Tribunal

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday announced that anyone found dumping electronic waste (e-waste) on the banks of river Ramganga in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh would have to pay Rs one lakh as environment compensation.

Electronic waste has reached severe levels in Asia; threat to health and environment
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Electronic waste has reached severe levels in Asia; threat to health and environment

The waste from discarded electronic gadgets and electrical appliances has reached severe levels in East Asia, posing a growing threat to health and the environment unless safe disposal becomes the norm.

CAG indicts national pollution control body over its apathy to e-waste management
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CAG indicts national pollution control body over its apathy to e-waste management

The national auditing authority has slammed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for its lackadaisical attitude in the disposal of ever-increasing electronic waste in the country as it neither had access to the basic information on the quantity of e-waste generated from a variety of electronic tools which were rendered as junk, nor the manner of their disposal

E-waste in India: Mumbai leads, followed by Delhi and Bangalore
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E-waste in India: Mumbai leads, followed by Delhi and Bangalore

India generates 2.7 million tonnes of E-Waste annually. Of this, over 60 percent is generated by 65 cities. A whopping 70 percent of the total Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) come from ten states.