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Is there any electronic waste recycling industry.?

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Asked by vel murugan, 23 Nov '09 12:46 pm
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As per the 2008 Rules, all companies recycling electronic waste have to register themselves with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Only one firm is registered - Attero Recycling.

In our last registration committee meeting, we decided to give registration to five more recycling units that also procure the electronic waste and have CRT (cathode ray-tube) cutting equipments along with segmenting the waste and dismantling it, a senior CPCB official said on condition of anonymity.

Two Karnataka-based firms including E-Parisaraa pvt. ltd will be registered within the next 15 days along with units based in Maharashtra, Hyderabad and Gurgaon, the official said.

By 2015, two billion PCs are expected to invade our homes and our mobile subscriber base is expected to be about 450 million. The e-waste generated by just these two segments would be staggering, said Rohan Gupta, chief operating officer of Attero.

The new legislation will hold producer companies responsible for th ...more
Answered by anantharaman, 23 Nov '09 12:50 pm

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