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January , 2015
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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.

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