Electronic Waste: A Critical Non-Renewable Pollutant

Volume: 10 | Issue: 01 | Year 2024 | Subscription
International Journal of Environmental Chemistry
Received Date: 03/30/2024
Acceptance Date: 04/05/2024
Published On: 2024-05-20
First Page: 29
Last Page: 42

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By: R Ganesh


E-waste is an indirect and unexpected waste that affects people, animals and the environment through contamination of air, soil and water. The distribution and long-term storage of electronic waste can have serious impacts on environmental resources. India is the largest energy consumers and are also responsible for the increase in energy and energy waste. Therefore, this article focuses on a detailed description of e-waste management in India, including the recycling process and its consequences. What makes this review article unique is the discussion of legal documents and information from various periods of India. It also provides readers with adequate information about various aspects of the increase in e-waste and methods to manage it. Therefore, it provides sufficient information to reduce consumers’ energy consumption and manage factories. In addition, it will also help policymakers involved in shaping India’s future e-waste policy. Electronic products/devices that have reached the end of their useful life are considered electronic waste (e-waste). Electronic products can be dangerous or toxic that many people are unaware of; therefore, it should be disposed of carefully when not needed. All of the products are harmful to the environment. E-waste contains rich materials that can be used and recycled, such as copper, gold, silver and platinum. However, the loss of these resources results from improper disposal and accelerates the decline of natural resources. Burial and incineration of e-waste causes many types of pollution and has a significant impact on human health. New technologies are used to manage these wastes efficiently and effectively. However, the management of various types of waste still faces many problems and challenges. The purpose of this section is to describe different types of waste and their impact on the environment. It also explores new technologies for waste management and the challenges faced during waste management.



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