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Need to step up efforts to manage electronic waste: Environment Minister

IANS  |  New Delhi 

said on Saturday the government was trying to ensure better management of but the implementation was tardy.

"The government is trying to understand to ensure better management of e-waste, but things are not rushing and moving fast at the ground level," said here at the inaugural International Day.

The said that is the world's fastest-growing wastestream, and generates over two million tonnes of it every year, the fourth highest in the world.

The of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Forum, formed by 27 not-for-profit companies in 21 countries, has declared October 13 as the International E-Waste Day.



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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 15:48 IST