Electronic waste, commonly referred to as e-waste, is any electronic device that has been discarded by its former user and is one of the fastest growing waste streams on the planet E-waste is any electrical or electronic equipment that’s been discarded. This includes working and broken items that are thrown in the garbage or donated to a charity reseller like Goodwill. Often, if the item goes unsold in the store, it will be thrown away. E-waste is particularly dangerous due to toxic chemicals that naturally leach from the metals inside when buried. E-waste is an electronic products that are unwanted, not working, and nearing or at the end of their “useful life.” Computers, televisions, VCRs, stereos, copiers, and fax machines are everyday electronic products. E-waste or electronic waste is created when an electronic product is discarded after the end of its useful life. The rapid expansion of technology and the consumption driven society results in the creation of a very large amount of e-waste.
For the management of e-waste 20 pieces of batteries handover to Om Computers & Communications, Mukerian who deal with Computer hardware, software, repair, laptop etc. dated on 20/12/2022.
An Extension Lecture (06 May, 2023)
Waste and Sustainability Committee organized an extension lecture in Jathedar Bhai Kuldeep Singh Chak Memorial Girls Sr. Sec. School on E-waste dated on 06/05/23.The topic was “How to Manage e-waste?”And Dr. Nidhi Sharma was the Resource Person.