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E-waste Management

E-waste Management

Introduction: Electronic waste, or E-waste, is a term for electronic products/appliances such as mobile phones, televisions, computers, laptops, printers, fax machines or even their parts that have become unwanted, non-working or obsolete, and have essentially reached the end of their useful life. As per E-waste Management Rules 2016, “E-waste” has been defined as electrical and electronic equipment, whole or in part discarded as waste by the consumer or bulk consumer as well as rejects from manufacturing, refurbishment and repair processes. E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 and subsequent amendment applies to every manufacturer, producer, consumer, bulk consumer, collection centres, dealers, e-retailer, refurbisher, dismantler and recycler involved in manufacture, sale, transfer, purchase, collection, storage and processing of in-scope e-waste or waste electrical and electronic equipment including their components, consumables, parts and spares. E-waste generally consists of those substances contained in the electronic product that can bring adverse effects to the atmosphere and hence managing it in a proper way is important. Apart from affecting the environment, it can also affect the health of the people.

Benefits of recycling of E-waste:

  • E-waste contains many valuable, recoverable materials such as aluminum, copper, gold, silver, plastics, and ferrous metals. In order to conserve natural resources and the energy needed to produce new electronic equipment from virgin resources, electronic equipment can be refurbished, reused, and recycled instead of being landfilled.
  • E-waste also contains toxic and hazardous materials including mercury, lead, cadmium, beryllium, chromium, and chemical flame retardants, which have the potential to leach into our soil and water.
  • Protects your surroundings- Safe recycling of outdated electronics promotes sound management of toxic chemicals such as lead and mercury.
  • Conserves natural resources– Recycling recovers valuable materials from old electronics that can be used to make new products. As a result, we save energy, reduce pollution, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and save resources by extracting fewer raw materials from the earth.
  • Helps others – Donating your used electronics benefits your community by passing on ready-to-use or refurbished equipment to those who need it.
  • Saves landfill space – E-waste is a growing waste stream. By recycling these items, landfill space is conserved.
Consequences of Improper E-waste Handling and Recycling: Improper handling, accidental breakage damage and improper recycling of the end-of-life product impose harm to human health or the environment. Followings are negative consequences of disposal of the product if not done in a scientific way:
  1. Toxic materials and chemicals present in e-waste can cause severe environmental pollution and adversely affect the human body.
  2. Batteries contains highly hazardous element.
  3. Burning of rubber & Plastic in open areas releases toxic gases into the atmosphere, causing severe air pollution.
  4. Dumping of e-waste into landfills eventually make the hazardous and toxic components of e-waste seep into the eco-system including the regional water tables, causing soil pollution and contaminating the water table.
Recycling of E-waste: Acer stands committed to implement E-Waste Rules. In order to promote and encourage electronic waste recycling, Acer has done tie-up with E-Waste Recyclers India, the government authorized e-waste recycler for facilitating our Channel partners/customers to enable them to dispose of e-waste products after its end-of-life products (when a product is non-operational or non-repairable) and also defective spare parts and also assist Acer in fulfilling E-waste /EPR Compliance. Channel partners/Customers can reach us at support@acertvindia.com or call on Support No 91-7669610805Our representatives will explain to them about the process of disposal and make them aware of nearest drop point available to drop the e-waste. If any customer wants to handover the e-waste from their doorsteps, we do send either our logistics team or the E-waste Recycler India team to collect the items and channelize the same to our e-waste partner plant for final processing. Collection Mechanism of E-waste: The Company has planned to adopt the Buy-back Scheme Under buyback Scheme, in cases where the Customer wants to discard their old product, they may call at the Support number (91-7669610805) and our representatives shall approach the Customer and buy the said discarded product from the Customer and in consideration. The Customer shall also be free to deposit the discarded product at the nearest collection point and will get the discount voucher and shall be eligible for the discount on the purchase of the selected new product of the Company. The Company will coordinate with other independent vendors who may sell the E-waste/EOL product collected by them. The Company will furthermore elaborate its scheme and shall keep updating the same based on the experience faced while implementing the said schemes on a quarterly basis. Do’s & Don’ts Do’s:
  • Always look for information on the catalogue with your product for end-of-life equipment handling.
  • Ensure that only Authorized Recyclers/Dismantler repair and handle your electronic products.
  • Always call our Toll-Free Number or E-waste Authorized Collection Centres/points to dispose of products that have reached end-of-life.
  • Always drop your used electronic products, batteries or any accessories when they reach the end of their life at your nearest Authorized E-Waste Collection Centres/Points.
  • Always disconnect the battery from the product, and ensure any glass surface is protected against breakage.
  • Keep the E-waste in an isolated area, after it becomes non-functional/un-repairable so as to prevent its accidental breakage.
Don’ts:
  • Do not dismantle your electronic Products on your own.
  • Do not throw electronics in bins having the “Do not Dispose” sign.
  • Do not give e-waste to informal (Kabbadi) and unorganized sectors like Local Scrap Dealer/ Rag Pickers.
  • Do not dispose your product in garbage bins along with municipal waste that ultimately reaches landfills.
  • Do not cut open parts or components without our representative’s supervision.
  • Do not keep any replaced spare part(s) from the product in an exposed area.
  • The product is not meant for mixing into household waste stream.
Collection Centers: Our Recycler E-Waste Recyclers India (EWRI) has signed an agreement with TCI Express Limited for reverse logistics for Channelization of E-waste to the facility.
S. No. Logistic Location Address Person and contact No Toll Free Number
1 TCI Express Limited Vishakhapatnam TCI Express Ltd C/O-Transport House Jail Road Opp Judge Court B Eside CMR Shopping Mall Vishakhapatnam, Vishakhapatnam – 530020, Andhra Pradesh, India Vikram-8912513411 18001025679
2 TCI Express Limited Guwahati TCI Express Ltd Dag No 3488,3489 And 3513, Patta No 2334,1815 And 115. Village: Sasuajai Mouza, Beharbari Opposite Old ABC India Ltd. Godown, Beltola Guwahati – 781028, Assam, India Hirdyesh-7578011627 18001025679
3 TCI Express Limited Patna TCI Express Ltd Plot No-B26, 28, Transport House Transport Nagar Gate. No 2, New By Pass Near Zero Mile, Patna – 800026, Bihar, India Sharavan Dubai- 8051237580 18001025679
4 TCI Express Limited Ambala TCI Express Ltd Plot No. 139/139a, Nr. Dhuulkot Village, Model Town Crossing, Ambala City, Ambala- 134003, Haryana, India Amresh-7027546203 18001025679
5 TCI Express Limited Chandigarh TCI Express Ltd Plot No-21 Transport House, Sec- 26, Transport Area Chandigarh – 160019, Chandigarh, India Varun-8558896108 18001025679
6 TCI Express Limited Delhi TCI Express Limited Plot No-10, Rambagh, Old Rohtak Road, New Delhi-110007, Delhi, India SatiRam-9711626380 18001025679
7 TCI Express Limited Goa TCI Express Limited Hop No -7 Asmas Arcade, Char- Rasta, Karaswada Bardez, Goa- 403526, Goa, India Ajay- 8368858693 18001025679
8 TCI Express Limited Ahmedabad TCI Express Limited Plot No-5, Ganesh Estate, Behind Surbhi Guest House, S Arkhej Bavla Highway, Moraiya Patiya, Teh. Sanand Ahmedabad – 382213, Gujarat, India Praveen Sharma-7574898428 18001025679
9 TCI Express Limited Gurgaon TCI Express Limited Plot No 9, Jatauli Haley Mandi, Teh. Pataudi, Gurgaon 122504, Haryana, India Santosh-9582336268 18001025679
10 TCI Express Limited Baddi TCI Express Limited Shop No 24, Sai Road, Modern Complex Opp Bhardwaj Hospital, Tehsil Baddi, Dist Solan Baddi – 173205, Himachal Pradesh, India Aarti- 9810398787 18001025679
11 TCI Express Limited Jammu TCI Express Ltd, C/0-Bali Estate Opp. J&K Bank, Near Bata Showroom M, National Highway 1a Gangyal, Jammu- 180010, Jammu & Kashmir, India Hemraj-7291961858 18001025679
12 TCI Express Limited Jamshedpur TCI Express Limited C/O- UTC Campus Opp. Mango Big Bazar, National Highway No -33 Jamshedpur – 831020, Jharkhand, India Sajitha-9355733387 18001025679
13 TCI Express Limited Bangalore TCI Express Limited Plot No-C-327, Peneya Industrial Estate, First Stage, Bangalore-560058, Karnataka, India Ashok-9538893472 18001025679
14 TCI Express Limited Mysore TCI Express Limited Plot No-92 P, Belagola Ind Area Sy No 50 Hebbal Village KRS Road Mysore – 570016, Karnataka, India Ligin Raju-9538893477 18001025679
15 TCI Express Limited Ernakulam TCI Express Limited Plot No-C No. 155, B, Anjikath VMB Road, Pathadippala M, Ernakulam, Kochi, Ernakulam- 682033, Kerala, India Abdul Rahman-9643549389 18001025679
16 TCI Express Limited Mumbai TCI Express Limited Unit No – 76-97, Ground Floor, F – Wing Solaris -1 Sakivah Road, Opp – L& T Gate No. – 6 Tunga Gaon, Powai, Mumbai – 400072, Maharashtra, India Amish-7827746144 18001025679
17 TCI Express Limited Cuttak TCI Express Limited Plot No 1762 & 344, Between Sarsti Hospital and Sahara Office Cuttak – 753012, Orissa, India Naveen-7381064961 18001025679
18 TCI Express Limited Pondicheri TCI Express Limited Rs No 111/3, Arya Complex Thirumala Nagar, Villianur Road, Mollakulam, Puducherry – 605010, Pondicheri, India Pawan Kumar-8098819911 18001025679
19 TCI Express Limited Punjab TCI Express Limited SCO – 102 Chaura Bazar Near Star Hotel Rajpura – 140401, Punjab, India Satveer Singh-8558899896 18001025679
20 TCI Express Limited Jaipur TCI Express Limited C/O-Narayan Campus, Nr. Appolo Tyre Godown, Jaipur – Ajmer Road, Bhankrota, Jaipur – 302026, Rajasthan, India Anil- 7665020265 18001025679
21 TCI Express Limited Coimbatore TCI Express Limited Plot No-2/264, N.G.G.O Colony, Idigarai Road, Coimbatore – 641022, Tamil Nadu, India Ram-8939865927 18001025679
22 TCI Express Limited Hyderabad TCI Express Limited Bearing No. 12-85/1 Medchal Industrial Area, Medchal Check Post, Backside SBI Industrial Branch, District- Medchal Hyderabad – 501401, Telangana, India Hasnain-8886611291 18001025679
23 TCI Express Limited Lucknow TCI Express Limited TCI House Plot No. A-332, Ground Floor Transport Nagar, Kanpur Road Lucknow – 226012, Uttar Pradesh, India Naveen-7570004560 18001025679
24 TCI Express Limited Meerut TCI Express Limited Plot No B- 14, Behind Shekhu Petrol Pump, Transport Nagar Meerut – 250001, Uttar Pradesh, India Jitender Singh- 7570004577 18001025679
25 TCI Express Limited Dehradun TCI Express Limited Plot No B 1 Transport Nagar Saharanpur Road Dehradun – 248001, Uttaranchal, India Bajrangi Yadav-7570004581 18001025679
26 TCI Express Limited Haridwar TCI Express Limited G-01/03 and 04 Transport Nagar Village – Sarai Near Sabji Mandi Jwalapur Haridwar – 249404, Uttaranchal, India Pankaj Kumar-7570004570 18001025679
27 TCI Express Limited Kolkata TCI Express Limited Plot No-3a, Mahendraloy Lane, Maruti Bagan Near MS Motor Topsia Kolkata – 700046, West Bengal, India Vismay-8336937705 18001025679
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