Implemented by. Session 3 Orientation to E-waste December 2 , 2013. What is E-Waste?. Electronic waste or e -waste is any broken or unwanted electrical or electronic appliance.
Orientation to E-waste
December 2 , 2013
WEEE Directive (EU, 2002a)
Electrical or electronic equipment which is waste including all components, sub-assemblies and consumables, which are part of the product at the time of discarding.
E-waste is defined as “any appliance sing an electric power supply that has reached its end of life.”
E-waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011
E-waste is waste electrical and electronic equipment, whole or in part listed in schedule -1 and scraps or rejects from their manufacturing and repair process, which are intended to be discarded
Over 1000 materials, many toxic