E-waste is also a source of plastic waste, which, if not recycled, can contribute to global warming.
Excluding the in-box chargers might lead to low production cost and will reduce the e-waste.
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
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
This under-reporting has become a challenge for the government, Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur said.
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
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
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
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
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'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.
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.
The founders of The Batti Project, Rajiv Rathod and Merwyn Coutinho, are making light (out) of waste
Xiaomi India has launched an initiative to take back and recycle old, unused electronics products in the country.
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.
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.
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
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.