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HAZARDS OF E-WASTE:

HAZARDS OF E-WASTE BY S.HARIHARAN MECH021 Satyam college

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WHAT IS E-WASTE?

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Electronic waste or e-waste is “any broken or unwanted electronic appliance”. E-waste includes computers , entertainment electronics, mobile phones, and other items that have been discarded by its original users.

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“ TODAY’S ELECTRONIC GADGETS, TOMORROW’S ELECTRONIC WASTES ”

Why is e-waste a problem?:

Why is e-waste a problem? Composed of hazardous materials Products are quickly discarded Electronics materials are very difficult to recycle Discarded electronics are managed badly Most e-waste goes to landfills Most recyclers don’t recycle, they export

HAZARDOUS:

HAZARDOUS Burning of e-waste = pollution E-waste in green environment = destroyed land E-waste near water = ground water contamination

directive :

directive “ WEEE” symbol introduced in 2007 association aim to reduce the amount of electrical & electronic equipments been produced to encourage everyone to recycle, recover, reuse it.

Did u know?:

Did u know? The average lifespan of computers has dropped from 6 years in 1997 to just 2 years in 2005. Mobile phones have a lifecycle less than 2 years in developed countries. 218 million computers were sold worldwide in 2004 more than 10.5 percent in 2007 674 million mobile phones were sold worldwide in 2010 more than 20 percent in 2oo7. In 2010 there will be 810 million new computers are in use. And 80 million new users in india .

Sources of WEEE:

Sources of WEEE Household appliances Electronic & electrical equipments Toys an sports equipments Medical devices Monitor & control equipments IT & telecom equipments

HOW TO REDUCE E-WASTE?:

HOW TO REDUCE E-WASTE?

LEGISLATION:

LEGISLATION E-waste components, which are hazardous in nature need to be covered under preview of The hazardous waste (management and handling) rules, 2003 The batteries (management and handling) rules, 2001 The ozone depleting substances (regulation and control) rules, 2000

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