e-Waste Management

India’s e-waste growing at 30% per annum: study- IV

  1. Main sources: The government, public and private (industrial) sectors, which account for almost 75% of total waste generation
  2. The contribution of individual households is relatively small at about 16%, the rest being contributed by manufacturers
  3. Though individual households are not large contributors to waste generated by computers, they consume large quantities of consumer durables and are, therefore, potential creators of waste

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