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Roundtable Meeting on Enforcement of Reduction in the Use of Hazardous Substances

Source: Toxics Link, Date: March , 2014

According to the E-waste Rules, 2011, all electronic products sold in Indian market are to be RoHS (Reduction in the use of Hazardous Substances) complaint by May 2014. Hence there is a need for a compliance mechanism to be in place for effective implementation of RoHS criteria.

Toxics Link, an environmental NGO which has been engaged on the issue of E-waste for more than a decade felt it imperative to facilitate a discussion among various stakeholders to deliberate upon the mechanism required to enforce RoHS compliance. The meeting sought to provide clarity on how producers may demonstrate compliance with its requirements. The roundtable provided a platform to all the stakeholders for a healthy discussion, knowledge sharing so as to find a way forward in trying to implement compliance mechanisms to reduce environmental impact related to E-waste.

 

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