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    E- WASTE

    A PRESENTATIONON

    BY :-TARUN CHUTANI

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    E-WASTE- INTRODUCTION

    Also known as e-scrap

    or WEEE.

    WEEE is used to

    describe the old or end

    of life appliances using

    electricity.

    . Any discarded

    electronic device or their

    components.

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    Why E-WASTE a problem.??

    Electronics contain chemicals such as lead

    ,mercury etc.

    The EPA estimates only 15-20% of electronics

    are recycled.

    Products are quickly obsolete to recycle.

    Mostly recyclers dont recycle, they export.

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    LOGOE-WASTE SOURCES

    IT & TELECOM Equipments

    Large Household Appliances

    Consumer & Lighting

    Equipments

    Electrical & Electronic Tools

    Toys ,Leisure & Sports

    Equipments

    Medical Devices

    Monitoring & Control

    Instruments

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    REASON FOR GROWTH

    Globalization High obsolescence rate

    Inability of technology to support up-

    gradation

    Less costly components used in the

    electronic equipments.

    Purchasing power increase.

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    HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES IN E-WASTE

    An average PC is about 31.5 kg approx.

    and it contains . . .

    7.2 kg plastic , 1.98 kg lead , 0.693 mercury,

    0.4095 g arsenic , 2.961 g cadmium, 1.98 g

    chromium ,9.92 g barium and 4.98g

    beryllium .

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    E-WASTES EFFECTS ONHUMAN HEALTH

    Damage to Central & peripheral nervous

    system, blood systems and kidney

    damage.

    Lung cancer

    Immune system damage

    Damage to heart , liver. Damage to brain.

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    EFFECTS ON ENVIRONMENT

    Pollution on Ground Water.

    Acidification Of Soil.

    Air Pollution.

    EWASTE accounts for 40 per. Of the

    lead and 75 per. Of the heavy metals

    found in landfills.

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    LOGO WASTE HIERARCHY

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    TECHNOLOGIES CURRENTLY USED ININDIA

    FOR E-WASTE MGMT.LANDFILLING :- All the waste is

    simply dumbed in the ground.

    INCINERATION :- Process ofdestroying the waste through

    burning.

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    RECYCLING :- In this process the

    fractions of waste are refined in

    order to be sold as raw materials.

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    LOGOCASE STUDY:-

    An e-waste management

    company.

    It was established in 1994 as a

    Private Limited Company.

    Investment over $ 25 million.

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    THANKYOU.!!