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Govt comes up with draft on e-waste

Source: Deccan Herald, Date: July , 2015

With more than 25 crore mobile phones being discarded by users each year, the Union Environment Ministry has come up with a new draft plan that would suggest how best the electronic waste (e-waste) can be disposed off. One of the key features of the draft E-waste (Management) Rules 2015 is to financially reward the user, if the person deposits the equipment with a designated e-waste collection centres. Setting up the collection centres would be responsibility of manufacturers.

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