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WHY JUNK SE JUNG?
Electronic junk has TOXIC CHEMICALS & METALS that causes HUGE DAMAGE to ENVIRONMENT and ultimately YOUR HEALTH.
Open burning of E-waste by Kabadies releases poisonous gases which adversely impacts the atmosphere and we eventually breathe polluted air.
Dead electronic equipment containing toxic elements which adversely impacts our health are also a major barrier for positive energy to enter in the house & our work place.
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WHAT IS E-WASTE?
E-waste is the term which means an electronic & electrical equipment which has reached to an end of its useful life. In other words, equipment which are no longer useful for their original purpose or obsolete are termed as E-waste.
LikeMobile, Charger, Headphone,Telephone, Remote, Mixer, Grinder, Laptop, Desktop, Fan, Air Conditioner, Fridge, Microwave,Television etc.
WHAT CAN YOU DO!
You can be a responsible citizen like nurturing leadership among your home and neighborhood. In the process you can protect your health and save the environment with ease and grace.
All you have to do is log in your request with us by clicking here and give away your e-waste like Mobile, Charger, Headphone, Telephone, Remote, Mixer, Grinder, Laptop, Desktop, Fan, Air Conditioner, Fridge, Microwave, Television for safe disposal and recycling.
WHY YOU SHOULD RECYCLE E-WASTE
Choose between recycling and mining
Recycling of E-waste is done with an object to recover all the contents to redeploy for remanufacturing new products instead of mining further from the Mother Earth. This process of recycling is often termed as Urban Mining, which ensures lesser pressure on natural resources.
Impact on breathing air quality
Open burning of E-waste by Kabadies releases poisonous gases which adversely impacts the atmosphere and we eventually breath polluted air.
Impact on Health and Vaastu
Dead electronic equipment containing toxic elements which adversely impacts our health and also a major barrier for positive energy to enter in the house & our work place.
Impact on water and soil quality
Non-valuable E-waste and hazardous elements are often dumped at landfills by informal waste workers, which eventually gets mixed with the water bodies & soil, finally pollutes our food & water.
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Necessary actions must be taken while disposing of E-waste
The time has come to think what happens to the discarded electronic items each time when we replace our laptop, cell phone, printer, charges etc.? Sadly, these items either end up in garbage or we sale to Kabadies for a nominal money, primarily because of lack of awareness of the correct disposal methods to us.
India generates approximately 3.2 millionMTPA and only 5% of it gets recycled. As per a study, India is one of the largest contributors of e-waste and very close to kiss China, USA, and Japan.
For safe & secured disposal of e-waste, we may opt for any of the following ways:
Bulk Consumers & Producers of Electrical & Electronic Equipment
The problem of e-waste has compounded in recent years. According to a report by UN agencies, World Economic Forum and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, the world produces nearly 50 million tons of e-waste annually of which only 20% is formally recycled. Looking at the growing consumption of electronic equipment, it is estimated that the generation of the e-waste will be more than 120 million tons annually by 2050.
India, which has emerged as the world’s second largest mobile market, is also the third largest producer of e-waste, annually discarding 3.2 million MTPA of electronic waste. Traditional forms of managing e-waste includes unhygienic storage, incineration, leaching, dumping and illegal trading at a very high cost of environmental degradation. Looking at the alarming rate of generation of e-waste, there are following expectations:
There is an immediate need for the businesses & producers to implement responsible recycling of end of life electrical & electronic equipment as per the E-waste Management Rules with the help of authorized e-waste recyclers. Producers of electrical & electronic devices are also obligated to get end of life equipment collected from the end user to perform their duty under Extended Producers’ Responsibility as defined in the Rules. Certainly, there is a cost associated with all the above obligations & responsibilities but Producers & Businesses will agree that they can afford costs out of their CSE & EPR Funds.
There is a need for businesses to implement responsible reuse and recycling of end of life electrical & electronic equipment such as computers, cell phones, printers, laptops, cables, fridges, washing machines, air conditioners, etc. through authorized e-waste recyclers and safeguard the environment. Producers of electrical & electronic devices are also obligated to get the end of life equipment collected from the end-user to perform their duty under Extended Producers’ Responsibility as defined in the rules.
E-waste is not just waste but contains several metals consisting of ferrous, non-ferrous, gold, silver etc. over & above several types of plastic and glass. At the same time, the recyclers take care of segregating hazardous elements from these dead equipment so that the same are disposed of properly to avoid mixing with water, air & soil.
Responsible Recycling(R2) of E-waste to meet CSR& EPR Obligations
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) &Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) are two beautiful tools available to Businesses & Producers to meet their Social & Environmental Obligations and enhance their Brand Image. Book My Junk has developed an extra ordinary plan for the above organizations at a very nominal costs with an in-built model of great visibility & public image for the Brands. Major Features of Book My Junk are:
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