IJMTES – A SURVEY OF E-WASTE MANAGEMENT IN INDIA

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Author’s Name : Mohamed Yousuf S | Suganya B

Volume 02 Issue 12  Year 2015 

ISSN no: 2348-3121

Page no: 84-88

Abstract India is experiencing rapidly increasing rates of consumption of electrical and electronic products. This, accompanied with high obsolescence rates, has led to higher rates of E waste generation. E-waste handling is a problem of increasing proportion, especially when crude methods are adopted for recovery of useful components from it. In India the current estimate projects 2.7 million tons of E-waste generation annually-waste has become both an immediate and long term problem. The rapid growth of technology usage, up-gradation of technical innovations and a high rate of obsolescence in the electronics industry have led to one of the fastest growing waste streams in the world – end-of-life electrical and electronic equipment products. In this paper, E-waste generation and model E- waste management can be discussed in details manner.

Keywords— E- Waste Generation in India- Involvement of stakeholders in E-waste generations-Status of E- waste- Model for E-waste Management

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