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Govt to set up 11 more centres to recycle e-waste

Source: The Tribune, Date: , 2015

In order to deal with the increasing risk of health hazards posed by electronic waste (e-waste) generated everyday in the city, the Delhi government has decided to set up 11 new centres for the disposal of such material. Presently, there are 12 centres registered for recycling of e-waste through scientific methods. These centres reprocess the waste using scientific methods to defuse the harmful radiations that emanates from the waste. The Delhi Environment Department has approved a proposal to give licences to 11 more such centres for the purpose of recycling e-waste, taking the total number to 23. The department has also written to market several associations directing them to send the e-waste coming to their shops to these registered centres for recycling.

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