Entrepreneurship & Organization Management

ISSN: 2169-026X

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Challenges of Electronic Waste Management - Tamilnadu in India


Selvaraj N*

The usage of electronic devices is increasing day by day. Developed and developing countries, both are equally responsible for generating E-waste. Technology has short span of life. It has no shelf life. Change in technology takes place quite often; therefore the older one becomes redundant and turns into waste when new version of technology is emerged. This leads to generation of E Waste on a massive scale. In the technical era, every day companies are finding new electronic items and accordingly satisfy consumer needs. Consumers also express their interest in buying the electronic goods immediately after the electronic goods are introduced in the market. To examine the various ways to solve E-Waste problems. To assess the impact of E-Waste management to the local communities. The opinion with high loading on these factors are Companies should devolved Non-Hazardous E-waste, the factors are legal framework for E-waste management, The opinion with high loading on these factors are Increase the life of product, the opinion with high loading on these factors are Companies should make a proper and safe E-waste disposal policy and the opinions with high loading on these factors are Guidelines for the electrical and electronic equipment manufacturers A certain percentage from the price of all such electronic equipment can be directed towards the recycling budget of the government. The government can direct a small part of budget for training E-waste handlers, for public awareness and other related activities. Government must take responsibility to train and monitor the workers. It is necessary to provide them secured livelihood along with life and health insurance.


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