Managing E-waste Responsibly. Save our Earth and ourselves!

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Hazardous waste disposal in India!Let us all begin proper e-waste disposal.

Why is  disposal of e-waste a matter of concern? 

  • Contains a plethora of toxic components such as polyvinyl chloride
  • these toxins may lead to birth defects, brain, heart, liver, kidney and skeletal system damage.
  • significantly affect nervous and reproductive system of the human body.

What does the law say?

  • Notification passed in October 2016
  • manufacturers of electronic equipment should provide postal address,e- mail and toll free numbers of collection center where consumers can drop their used equipment, through websites and user booklets to facilitate the return of e-waste items.

What should we do?

  • Implement practices of reuse and recycle.
  • return the equipment to standard recyclers.

We the students of Samashti, urge every citizen of India to sign this petition and make responsible e-waste management a reality.