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E-waste a major concern

E-waste is a term used to cover almost all types of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) that has or could enter the waste stream. The main factors responsible for the increased consumption and productions of electrical and electronic equipment are rapid economic growth, coupled with urbanization and industrialization. The Indian Information Technology (IT) sector is one of the major contributors to the global economy. At the same time, it is responsible for generation of the bulk of E-waste or Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Continue reading →