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Sep 01, 2018
Kerala, After The Flood: Piling waste raises risks to health, environment; management by local bodies is need of hourKerala 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.
May 05, 2017
Good guy Xiaomi will pay you to let it recycle all your e-waste; you just need to fill a formXiaomi India has launched an initiative to take back and recycle old, unused electronics products in the country.
Aug 31, 2016
Researchers develop simpler method of mining gold from electronic wasteA simple chemical method could help salvage some of the estimated 300 tonnes of gold used in electronics each year, a study shows.
Aug 23, 2016
Japan wants to make medals from electronic waste for the 2020 Tokyo OlympicsOrganisers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics want to source the metal needed for the medals given out to sportsmen from electronic waste.
Jul 09, 2015
E-waste in India: Mumbai leads, followed by Delhi and BangaloreIndia 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.
Dec 16, 2013
Emerging nations overtake West in dumping electronic trashChina and other emerging economies have overtaken Western nations in dumping old electronic goods...
Sep 28, 2012
Don't recycle; these gadgets dissolve inside youAs consumers we want our electronic gadgets to be durable. But as patients, we might want them to dissolve - inside our bodies....
May 17, 2012
Online site offers refurbished products for cheapGreenDust may not be one of the most popular websites at the moment, but the site offers a good alternative ...
May 26, 2009
Dell Takes Strong Stance Against Exporting e-WasteDell aims to help prevent the unauthorised dumping of electronic waste in developing countries by requiring that equipment be tested and certified as 'working' prior to export.
Feb 26, 2009
e-Waste Growing At 10 Percent Annually In India: StudyThe study found that e-waste is growing at a rate of 10 percent annually in India and is likely to touch 434,000 metric tonnes this year.