An E-waste Collection Helpline Launched For Delhi

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The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has hired an agency for collection and transportation of electronic waste (e-waste) and soon a mobile app will also be launched to facilitate people.

The EDMC has empaneled Attero Recycling Pvt. Ltd. a leading recycler for collection, transportation of e-waste in its area and for further management and disposal as per applicable rules.

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Attero is India’s largest electronic asset management company and clean-tech pioneer, and promote Eco-friendly reuse and recycling of electronics. As India’s only end-to-end e-waste recycler and metal extraction company, they aim to turn today’s waste into sustainable resources for tomorrow.

Moreover, it is the only companies in the world with the capability to extract pure metals from end-of-life electronics in an environmentally responsible manner.​

As a NASA recognized technology innovator, they have developed disruptive technology that allows them to set up low cost, low capacity Eco-friendly recycling plants for processing e-waste and extracting rare earth and precious metals.

A list of 21 types of e-waste has been prepared, for which the authorized agency can be called for disposal at a toll-free number.

The agency will ensure that the waste is collected from home or any other place as per people’s convenience and an amount for e-waste items, as agreed between the seller and agency, is paid on the spot.

East Delhi residents will very soon be able to access the facility via the corporation’s website, a mobile app and other medium, the mayor said, adding that anybody willing to dispose of e-waste can contact the agency.

The civic body would be getting a fixed royalty of Rs 20,000 per month for the entire period of three years.

This is a Syndicate Feed; edited by Clean-Future Team

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