e-Waste: A Disaster or an Opportunity for India

Das, R P (2006) e-Waste: A Disaster or an Opportunity for India. In: Proceedings of the International Seminar on Mineral Processing Technology and Indo-Korean Workshop on Resource Recycling -(MPT-2006), March 8-10, 2006, NML, Chennai.



In recent years, several India and international studies have cautioned India against generation, treatment, and accumulation of e waste in India. It is estimated that by 2010, India will be discarding 10 million PCs per year- about five times the current level. In addition, the coun-try also receives a large quantity of waste from several developed countries. Due to inadequate law, or its poor implementation, these wastes are currently handled unorgan-ized sector using un-skilled labour, leading to number of environmental issue.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Official URL/DOI:http://eprints.nmlindia.org/6181
Uncontrolled Keywords:ewaste; disaster; International studies; solid processing
Divisions:Mineral Processing
ID Code:6181
Deposited By:Sahu A K
Deposited On:26 Nov 2012 10:48
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