Kolkata’s Hulladek Recycling Private plans to recycle 50,000 tonnes of e-waste by 2025. The company currently has an e-waste collection network in 23 cities across 13 states in India and plans to expand its collection points across the country.
Electronic products are made of metal, plastic, glass, and a small percentage of hazardous chemicals, according to the company. Electronic waste is produced.
Electronic products are made of metal, plastic, glass, and a small percentage of hazardous chemicals, according to the company. Since the last decade, the generation of electronic waste has been steadily increasing. India will generate 3.2 mt e-waste by 2020.
E-waste is valued at around Rs 50 kg on average, implying that the e-waste industry in India is worth Rs 16 billion. People are unaware of proper e-waste disposal and recycling procedures. Inadequate e-waste management is exacerbated by a lack of initiative or a willingness to forego the monetary compensation offered by scrap dealers.
Nandan Mall, Chairman and Managing Director, Hulladek Recycling told the media that electronic waste is collected and recycled properly by Hulladek. Their partners across the country transport the waste they collect for safe disposal. After the waste has been recycled, all relevant documents and certificates are shared with clients.