E-waste management in India

Published 25-04-2023
Section Review articles


  • Sahdev S.O.S. In Environmental Science Pt. RSU Raipur


Several studies have reported that the electronic waste generated in the past decades is harming nature and human health severely. It is toxic to the environment. Approximately 50 million tons of e-waste is produced every year which contain different types of metallic and non-metallic elements and a compound that cannot be naturally disposed of. Here we have studied the effects of e-waste on the environment and human health and methods and government policies for waste management. We have year-wise data and state-wise data as well as world data on e-waste generation. The social awareness program by NGOs plays a very important role. Awareness, proper management, and technology can be incorporated to control the e-waste problem. 

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