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MAIT welcomes e-waste draft
by CXOtoday Staff    Apr 29, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
MAIT, the apex body representing the interest of IT hardware industry in India congratulated the Union Minister of State for Environment & Forests,  Jairam Ramesh on making the draft 'e-waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2010'...
E-waste Rules to be Out by March 2010
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 15, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
The Ministry of Environment & Forest said it is currently developing a dedicated set of rules to govern the management and handling of e-wasteThese will be put in the public domain for comments by March 2010. The said draft rules were...
Tags: e-waste
E-waste Draft Paper Finally on Government Table
by Muntazir Abbas    Aug 06, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
With the boom in IT industry and electronic equipment, including gizmos and gadgets, e-waste management casts its dark shadow over India. Now, a core committee comprising MAIT, Greenpeace, GTZ and Toxics Links, has submtted a draft...
Dell Bans E-waste Export to Developing Countries
by CXOtoday Staff    May 25, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Dell has expanded its definition of e-waste to include all non-working parts, irrespective of material composition. To crack down on unauthorized e-waste exports, all Dell equipment will now be tested and certified working prior to export.As...
Zensar Outlines Green Initiative
by Muntazir Abbas    May 22, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Recognizing the importance of Green IT, Zensar is implementing various solutions to facilitate Green IT, including server virtualization and consolidation, and auto hibernation for all PCs within the organization. Started off as a fad and a...
HP Initiates Take-back Facility for SMBs
by Abhinna Shreshtha    May 13, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
In November last year, Greenpeace had staged a demonstration in front of HP's Bangalore office to protest against their lack of a take-back policy for consumers and SMBs. Now it seems their efforts have borne fruits as HP will be implementing...
Let's Get Rid of e-Waste this Year
by Techtree News Staff    Jan 05, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
A recent MAIT-GTZ study points out that India generates close to four lakh metric tonnes of e-waste annuallyWith the IT and Telecom sector booming in India, we are all aware of the innumerable global doors that we are opening for our country's...
Tags: e-waste, MAIT
Tomorrow Onwards, Nokia Will Take Back Used Phones
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 31, 2008
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
As a part of its take-back campaign, Nokia India will recall used phones from January 1. The campaign is aimed at educating mobile phone users on the importance of recycling e-waste and will be rolled out in phases across the country. ...
Manufacturers Want Exclusive e-Waste Rules
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Sep 29, 2008
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
In a bid to draw the attention of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) for a separate set of laws for e-waste management, within the Environment Protection Act, manufacturing organizations across industries are drafting a proposal....
e-Waste Solutions Provider to Scale Operations
by Sonal Desai    Aug 04, 2008
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Globally, the e-waste industry is worth roughly $275 billion. The US consumer market is $170 billion. Although e-waste tracking began ten years ago, it took a serious turn only three to four years back after the regulations became more...
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