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July , 2010
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Draft Ewaste Rules by MoEF: Challenges and Opportunities

Source: Toxics Link Website, Date: June , 2010

Electronic Waste is a problem posing serious environmental challenges world over. The Ministry of Environment and Forests has issued draft E-waste Rule in May 2010, which has been open for consultation by the stakeholders. The Draft is progressive as it incorporates principle of Extended Producer Responsibility and also looks at both upstream and downstream management. Suggestions on the draft by the recyclers, informal sector, industry, environmentalists and more is being handed over to the Ministry after due consultation in Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai.

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