E-waste: Snapshot

Only 1.5% of electronic waste generated in India is recycled through an `institutional process', industry body Assocham has said. E-waste is growing 30% yearly and set to explode beyond the 1.8 million metric tonnes India generated in 2014, given the rapid penetration of mobiles, computers and other consumer devices.

A snapshot of where India, the world's fifth largest producer of e-waste, stands

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