It may be defined as the waste electronic/electrical devices which are destined for reuse, resale, salvage, recycling or disposal; such as monitors, CD, hard disks, mobile phones, batteries, chargers, CPU and adaptors etc. The city beautiful, Chandigarh, has a rapidly growing educational and IT (Information Technology) sector. Therefore in the era of changing technology, the e-waste generation in the city has also realized to pose the possible threats to the environment in the coming years.

Regarding the lawful disposal of different types of hazardous waste materials, the government of India has published a number of rules for the safe manufacture, use, import, export and storage of the hazardous waste. For detailed information please click the link given below:

E-waste generation in Chandigarh: