Volume 5, Issue 2, Feb 2016 (Title of Paper )

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Handling and Management of Electronic Waste: Review of Global Legislations

Authors: Harveen Kaur, Dr. Sushma Goel

Abstract- The global demand for electronic products and equipments has been phenomenal in the last few decades. This paper aims to examine the existing national legislations in India and their implementation framework. It also reviews the legislations in other countries to have a comparative analysis in terms of effectiveness of implementation and role of stakeholders involved in E-waste management. On comparison with other countries, Indian legal framework appeared to be reasonably relaxed and less stringent. The paper also recommends reasons for non-compliance and suggestive measures to improve the existing scenario of Ewaste in the country.

Keywords- E-waste scenario, Legislative framework, Management & Handling, Non-compliance


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