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E-Waste Policy

Overview

The electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) is one of the fastest growing waste streams in the world. In accordance with the National Environmental Policy (NEP) and to address sustainable development concerns, there is a need to facilitate the recovery and / or reuse of useful materials from waste generated from a process and / or from the use of any material thereby, reducing the wastes destined for final disposal and to ensure the environmentally sound management of all materials.

Importance of E-waste

E-waste is considered dangerous, as some electronic products contain materials that are hazardous in nature, depending on their condition and density. If they are not properly disposed of, they can seep lead and other harmful substances into soil and groundwater. Govt. of India vide notification dated May 12, 2011 has announced E-waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011 (“Rules”). For more details visit http://moef.nic.in.

According to these Rules, the consumer also now has a legal responsibility to dispose of the waste electrical and electronic equipment (popularly known as “WEEE”) in the prescribed manner and not by just throwing it into an ordinary dustbin or giving / selling it to any local scrap dealer. Proper disposal of E-Waste will help in reducing environmental pollution.

E-Waste – Do's & Don'ts

Do's

E-Waste bins are placed in authorized iBall Service Centres, please make sure that you throw your electronic waste in the designated bins only.

Don'ts

Please do not mix your E-Waste with your dry and wet waste.
Do not dismantle E-waste on your own, it can be hazardous.
Do not give your electronic waste to any local scrap vendor (kabadiwala).
Please call on our E-Waste toll free numbers or contact the nearest iBall Service Center to dispose the material that has gone end of life.

E-Waste Collection

iBall reaffirms its commitment to environmental protection by ensuring proper disposal of e-waste / e-waste management. iBall has partnered with an authorized e-waste dismantler / recycler for facilitating proper disposal of E-waste being generated internally as well as by our customers to dispose off their ‘End of Life’ products for disposal / recycling in an environmentally safe manner. Customers are requested to carry in their portable ‘End of Life’ products and drop it at the nearest collection center. iBall sincerely urges customers to come forward and join us in this initiative.

E-Waste Partner:

3R Recycler
404, 4th Floor, DDA Complex, District Center, Laxmi Nagar, Delhi - 110092
http://www.3rrecycler.com
ISO 9001:2008-14001:2004 Certified

Toll Free numbers for any E-Waste related queries:

North India: 1800-102- 8632
South India: 1800-843- 3033
East India: 1800-843- 3301
West India: 1800-843- 3302