• We are available for your help 24/7
  • Email: info@isindexing.com, submission@isindexing.com


Paper Details

EDUCATIONAL STRATEGIES FOR ALL EVIATING THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF E-WASTE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

EDUCATIONAL STRATEGIES FOR ALL EVIATING THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF E-WASTE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Sindhu Kumari P.R., Dr. Simmy Narula

Journal Title:Cosmos An International Journal of Management
Abstract


Technology has been changing constantly so also the gazettes and devices for consumption. This is the world’s largest manufacturing industry today. As the upgradation and obsolescence are the part and parcel of this industry, a serious problem in the form of e-waste is a growing concern of the experts. Like the astronomical growth in manufacturing, the problem of e-waste has also been growing rapidly like no other industry. E-waste includes a broad range of electronic devices that has been ranging from household appliances like microwave, air conditioners, refrigerators, televisions, mobile phones, music systems, laptops to important life-saving medical kits life ECG machines, BP machines, etc. Categories of electronic products are not only vast but also growing rapidly. Electronic products contain various types of toxic ingredients including heavy metals like lead and mercury that are poisonous to the environment and living beings. In this article, we will discuss some important steps employed for better e-waste management like different consumer-driven solutions, manufacturers’ responsibilities, etc. In this article, we will also discuss educational strategies that can influence people to be aware of the problem and become self-motivated to get into e-waste management. This article focuses on the hazards of e-waste, the need for its suitable management, and opportunities available that can be executed. Keywords: Electronic Waste; e-waste; e-waste Education; Sustainable Development; e-waste Strategy