Definition of e-waste Recycling
Definition of E-Recycling:
a) Authorization: permission for handling, collection, reception, storage, transportation, dismantling, recycling, treatment and disposal of e-waste under sub-rule (3) of rule (9)
b) Collection Centre: a center established, individually, or jointly or a registered society or a designated agency or a company or an association to collect e-waste
c) Dismantler:any person or registered society or a designated agency or a company or an association engaged in dismantling of used electrical and electronic equipment into their components.
d) Disposal: any operation, which does not lead to recycling, recovery, or reuse and includes physio-chemical or biological treatment, incineration and deposition in secured landfill.
e) Facility: any location wherein the process incidental to the collection, reception, storage, segregation, refurbishing, dismantling, recycling, treatment and disposal of e-waste are carried out.
f) Recycler: any person who is engaged in recycling or reprocessing of used electrical and electronic equipment or assemblies or their component.
g) Transporter: a person engaged in the off-site transportation of e-waste by air, rail, road or water.
h) Schedule: schedules as appended in the e-waste Management and Handling rules May 2010.
For more information about any of the issues contained in this section, please contact Subha Niranjan:
Telephone: 080-4660 2222