How the e-waste you produce is providing poor children with a dangerous living

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Environmental Pollution   Source: Indian Express    Context: Rising number of children in the extraction of the e-waste sector is a crude and hazardous process that goes unregulated. According to the Global E-waste Monitor 2020, the world dumped 53.6 million metric tons of e-waste in 2019. India produced 3.2 million metric …

Government notified E-waste (management) rules 2022

GS Paper 3 Source: Live Mint Context: The government has notified E-waste (management) rules 2022, which will come into force from 1 April next year and apply to every manufacturer, producer refurbisher, dismantler and recycler of e-waste    Key provisions of the Rules:  Restricted the use of hazardous substances (such as lead, mercury, and cadmium) …

Th Electronic waste, or e-waste, is one of the fastest-growing waste streams worldwide. Discuss the measures that are needed for safe disposal of e-wate in the country.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. Th Electronic waste, or e-waste, is one of the fastest-growing waste streams worldwide. Discuss the measures that are needed for safe disposal of e-wate in the country. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Down to Earth, Insights on India Why the question: India’s share in global …

The draft E-waste Management Rules notified by the government can be a game changer in safe handling and disposal of e-wate if implemented in letter and spirit. Analyse.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. The draft E-waste Management Rules notified by the government can be a game changer in safe handling and disposal of e-wate if implemented in letter and spirit. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Quint Why the question:  The Environment Ministry this week released …

There exist serious concerns about unsafe handling of used electronics and e-waste, in developing countries, that results in harm to human health and the environment. Analyse to what extent e-waste management rules, 2016 help in safe handling and disposing of e-wate.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. There exist serious concerns about unsafe handling of used electronics and e-waste, in developing countries, that results in harm to human health and the environment. Analyse to what extent e-waste management rules, 2016 help in safe handling and disposing of e-wate. (250 words) Difficulty level: …