Electronic waste from homes turning city into toxic dump
Source: The Times of India, Date: January , 2015
While pollution control boards have put in much effort
into creating efficient systems for the storage and disposal of hazardous waste
generated by industries, there is virtually no method whereby hazardous
domestic waste is treated. Batteries, cell-phones, old mixers and expired
medicines find their way into city landfills, where chemicals percolate into
ground-water and rivers.