E-waste is a popular, informal name for electronic products nearing the end of their “useful life.” Mobile Phones and their accessories, Telephones, pay phones, cordless phones, Air Conditioners, Televisions, Refrigerators, Washing Machines, Computers, VCDs, stereos, copiers, and fax machines are common electronic products. Many of these products can be reused, refurbished, or recycled.
E-waste has been one of the fastest growing waste streams in the world. While e-waste contains valuable materials such as aluminum, copper, gold, palladium and silver, it also contains harmful substances like cadmium, lead and mercury. In the absence of proper awareness, disposing e-waste in landfill can result in toxic emissions to the air, water and soil and pose a serious health and environmental hazards.
At Vipras Technomart we understand that our responsibility doesn’t end at selling you our products. Vipras Technomart has been working in the area of safe disposal of electronic waste. Since mobiles and other electronic items are made of hazardous constituents under our e-waste policy as well the legislation passed by the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MoEF & CC) Government of India, called E-waste (Management) Rules, 2016, which comes into effect from 1st Oct 2016.
Vipras Technomart will seek shared responsibility and cooperation from customers in reducing the environmental impact of their products.
Vipras Technomart will comply with all the applicable laws related to e-waste management. As a part of e-waste recycling initiative, Vipras Technomart has partnered with Greeniva Recycler, India’s leading electronic asset management and disposal company to comply with E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 in providing environmentally sound management of end of life electronics.
As part of this partnership with Greeniva Recycler, the company will ensure environmentally sound management of electronics that have reached their end of life phase. Greeniva Recycler has obtained all the necessary authorizations from the appropriate governmental agencies for their processing facilities. Greeniva Recycler ensures proper recycling and disposal of e-waste. This helps us protect the environment from any hazardous consequences, which would be otherwise caused by the inappropriate waste management of e-waste.
Follow the instructions for proper handling of end-of-life equipment in our catalogues
Make sure that your electronic products are recycled only by authorized recyclers/dismantlers
Consult your nearest Greeniva Collection Point for disposing products that have reached end-of-life
Drop-off used All types of Computers Parts, (Input & Output Devices), Computer Accessories, Computers Peripherals, Laptop, Laptop Accessories, Laptop Spare Parts & Printers including cartridges or any accessories at the nearest Greeniva Collection Point
Separate the packaging materials from the electronic products as per safe waste disposal options
Protect the glass surface of any electronic product to avoid breakage
Never dismantle your electronic products yourself
Never dispose electronic products in bins having ‘Do Not Dispose’ sign
Never sell or give e-waste to informal and unorganized sectors like local scrap dealer/ rag pickers
Never throw your electronic waste along with municipal waste as they end up reaching landfills.