Odisha lags in proper disposal of e-waste

05-Aug-2015 # Municipal Waste Management Source: Business Standard

The producers in Odisha are lagging behind to apply proper methods to dismantle and recycle e-waste and on the light of concerns raised by environmentalists, the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has issued notice to 43 producers regarding the steps they have taken for setting up of collection centres for collection of e waste. The state has no authorised recycling unit except a dismantling unit-cum collection centre despite authorising 13 e-waste collection centres in the state by the pollution regulator.

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