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E-waste management in city homes pick up

Source: The Hindu, Hyderabad, Date: , 2017

Source: The Hindu, Hyderabad, Oct 4, 2017:-  The city has disposed close to 50,000 tonnes of e-waste in the past 10 years from households alone. Though behind when compared to Bangalore and New Delhi, e-waste management is still slowly picking up in the State during the past five years when close to 3% of e-waste generated in homes was recycled. The announcement was made by Bittech, a Bangalore based e-waste management company in the city here on Tuesday. The company has expressed its willingness to work with the State government to better manage the waste disposal system. “Hyderabad has a good potential to develop its e-waste management system beyond current limitations. The waste which is recycled is mostly being extracted of metals which has become rather costly. Reducing costs to give better results is the key here,” said Arunoday Sinha, CEO of Bittech

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