To comply with restrictions on disposal of e-waste
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Ongoing compliance requirement
Filing and Maintenance Requirements
To comply with the provisions of the rules in relation to disposal of e-waste. The rules apply to every producer, consumer or bulk consumer,collection centre,
dismantler and recycler of e-waste involved in the manufacture, sale, purchase and
processing of electrical and electronic equipment or components as specified in schedule – I to the Rules.
As per these rules a bulk consumer has to ensure that the e-waste generated by them have to be
channelized to authorized collection centres or registered dismantler or recycler or is returned to the
producer through its pick up or take back services or through its collection points.
The bulk consumer has to maintain records of e-waste generated by them in Form 2 and make such
records available for scrutiny to SPCBs/PCCs whenever demanded.
E-waste has been defined as “waste electrical and electronic equipment, whole or in part or rejects
from their manufacturing and repair process, which are intended to be discarded”. Whereas
Electrical and electronic equipment has been defined as “equipment which is dependent on
electrical currents or electro-magnetic fields to be fully functional”.
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