E-Waste Management Guide For Consumers - Compliance Brief

Electronic and electrical waste or E-waste is an emergent cause of concern not just for India but globally. Growth of Information and Communication Technology sector in India has enhanced the usage of the electronic equipment exponentially. The increasing “market penetration” in developing countries, “replacement market” in developed countries and “high obsolescence rate” make e-waste one of the fastest growing waste streams. Our ever-increasing reliance on electronics has fuelled e-waste generation, which is growing at almost 10% per annum.