E-Waste policy

E-Waste policy



E-Waste Management and Handling Rules

E-waste is a popular, informal name for electronic products nearing the end of their useful life. E-wastes are considered dangerous, as certain components of some electronic products contain materials that are hazardous, depending on their condition and density. The hazardous content of these materials pose a threat to human health and environment. Discarded computers, televisions, VCRs, stereos, copiers, fax machines, electric lamps, cell phones, audio equipment and batteries if improperly disposed can leach lead and other substances into soil and groundwater. Many of these products can be reused, refurbished, or recycled in an environmentally sound manner so that they are less harmful to the ecosystem.

Benefits of E-waste Recycling

Electronics Recycling Conserves Natural Resources

There are many materials that can be recovered from old electronics. These materials can be used to make new products, thus reducing the need to mine for new raw materials. For instance, various metals can be recovered from computer circuit boards and other electronics, and the plastics and glass found in computer monitors and televisions can be recycled.

Electronics Recycling Supports the Community

Donating your old electronics plays an important role in the provision of refurbished products such as computers and mobile phones, which can be of great help to low-income families, schools, and not-for-profit organizations. It also helps individuals gain access to technology that they could not have otherwise afforded.

Electronics Recycling Creates Employment Locally

Considering that around 90 percent of electronic equipment is recyclable, electronics recycling can play a significant role in creating employment. This is because new firms dealing with electronics recycling will form and existing firms will look to employ more people to recover recyclable materials. This can be triggered by the increase in the demand for electronics recycling.

Electronics Recycling Helps Protect Public Health and the Environment

Many electronics have toxic or hazardous materials such as mercury and lead, which can be harmful to the environment if disposed of in trashcans. Reusing and recycling electronics safely helps in keeping the hazardous materials from harming humans or the environment. For example, televisions and computer monitors are hazardous since they have lead in them. Printed circuit boards contain harmful materials such as cadmium, lead, mercury and chromium. Also, batteries in computers and other electronics may contain hazardous materials such as cadmium, mercury and lead.

Instead of keeping old electronics in the house or dumping them in landfills, recycling or reusing them is an appropriate option that should be supported by individuals and organizations. Considering the benefits of electronics recycling, it is very important that people in various parts around the world embrace this concept.

Creates Jobs: E-waste recycling creates new jobs for professional recyclers and creates a second market for the recycled materials.


Do's & Don'ts

Do's:
Don'ts:

Awareness Programme

Awareness Programme


M/s. MATRIX COMSEC PVT LTD for creating promising awareness throughout the country will do the following:

  1. General Awareness through various media.
  2. Digital awareness.
  3. Awareness through trade partners.
  4. Awareness through Advertisements
  5. Awareness through training and conducting regular workshop.

GENERAL AWARENESS THROUGH VARIOUS MEDIA INCLUDING PRINT MEDIA


Through Booklets /leaflets- Products manuals /products catalog shall contain a booklet /leaflet endeavoring to make the user aware on the E-waste and its handling, manner of disposal (do’s and don’ts).The information covers the under mentioned things;

Through Invoices:- The Company shall prints on its invoices a one liners information its toll free numbers for disposal of e- waste.

THROUGH LOGOS/SLOGANS ON PRODUCTS WHICH STATE THAT RECYCLING IS NECESSITY:- This step will help the customers to get knowledge and encouragements for proper disposal through recycling of the products.


DIGITAL AWARENESS

Through Social Networks sites: M/s. MATRIX COMSEC PVT LTD through its various social networking platforms (Facebook, twitter, instagram website) undertakes to post on monthly basis to educate its customers about electronics waste.

AWARENESS THROUGH TRADE PARTNERS

By Installing banners /standers/ poster /at its dealers to the put on the prominent places in theirs premise in orders to educate customers /create awareness about what is electronics waste its hazardous impacts and the contact details of our authorized recyclers /dismantler to facilitate the customers for the safe disposal of their electronics waste.

AWARENESS THROUGH ADVERTISEMENTS

M/s. MATRIX COMSEC PVT LTD shall spread e-waste awareness by doing advertisements in the following manners

  • Online Advertisements Video us on YouTube channel/YouTube commercial.
  • Outdoor Advertisements.

The company shall also advertise in educating its customers in various company sponsored events (awarded functions, contents, seminars, exhibitions etc.)via posters, standees and videos informing and sensitizing the customers about electronics waste, how not to dispose electronics waste in garbage bins but safe disposal of electronics waste.

AWARENESS THROUGH TRAINING AND CONDUCTING REGULAR WORKSHOPES

M/s. MATRIX COMSEC PVT LTD will initiate training programs for RAWS, school, and colleges etc. for creating awareness amongst the general public. M/s.

MATRIX COMSEC PVT LTD will do this activity twice in every month covering two state /UT/totaling to at least 24 such activities in a calendar year which covers 24 sate/UT.

The Company shall educate all existing employees by conducting quarterly training /worker shops on e-waste and also a presentation on electronics waste shall be mandatorily by made a parts of the induction program for all new employees of the company.

The company shall provide training to Shop Owners/ retailers demonstrating the various aspects of electronics waste, safe, disposal, collection centers and hazardous impacts of electronics waste which shall be passed on to the customers visiting the various dealers/retailers. This will be done on a PAN India basis.

Awareness through Advertisement

M/s. MATRIX COMSEC PVT LTD shall spread e-waste awareness by doing advertising in the following manner:

  • Online Advertising through Videos on YouTube Channel/ YouTube commercial
  • Outdoor Advertising

The Company shall advertise in future, educating its customers, in various company sponsored events (award functions, contents, seminars, exhibitions etc.) via posters, standees and videos informing and sensitizing the customers about electronic waste, how not to dispose electronic waste and the safe way of disposing electronic waste.

Digital Awareness

E-WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN

M/s. MATRIX COMSEC PVT LTD has partnered with E-Waste Recyclers India (EWRI) to comply with the new India E-Waste Management and Handling rules in providing drop-of centers and environmentally sound management of end of life electronics.

EWRI has obtained authorizations from the appropriate governmental agency for their processing facilities. EWRI will receive and recycle customer returned equipment, including all the e-waste.

Customers can drop their e-waste in the drop-box provided at various collection centres of EWRI. A list of collection centres along with the address is mentioned below.

The customers can also call on the following toll free number (1800-102-5679) from Monday to Friday between 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM to get details about the collection centres.

Collection Centers:

Collection Points
Sr. No States Location Logistic Address TOLL FREE NUMBER
1 Delhi Rangpuri Professional Logistics Rangpuri, Milakpur Kohi Rangpuri, Rangpuri, New Delhi, 110037 1800-102-5679
2 Gurugram Gurugram Professional Logistics 295, LIG Colony, Sector 31, Gurugram, Haryana 122022 1800-102-5679
3 Dhanbad Jharkhand Professional Logistics Sardar Patel Nagar, Dhanbad, Jharkhand- 826004 1800-102-5679
4 Noida Salarpur Khadar Professional Logistics 2, Gejha Rd, Goyal Colony, Salarpur Khadar, Sector 102, Noida, Uttar Pradesh201304, India 1800-102-5679
5 Mumbai Vashi Professional Logistics Plot-92,gala no.-01,Sector 19C Vashi Navi, Mumbai-400705 1800-102-5679
6 Pune Vallabh Nagar Professional Logistics No.3/20,Near Ashok Sah Bank, Vallabh Nagar,S.T.Stand Road, Pimpri, Pune 302021 1800-102-5679
7 Cuttack Odisha rofessional Logistics Cuttack, Odisha, India 1800-102-5679
8 Hyderabad Secunderabad Professional Logistics 4,Block-3,4th Shatter at 179, MPR Estates Near Old Check Post Old Bowaenpally Secunderabad,Hyderabad-500011 1800-102-5679
9 Bangalore Yeshwanthpur Professional Logistics No.44 1st floor 2nd main D.D.U.T.T.L. yeshwanthpur, Bangalore - 560022 1800-102-5679
10 Mangalore Bhathery Road Boloor Professional Logistics Opp. Hindustan Lever Ltd, Sulthan , Bhathery Road Boloor Mangalore(KA)-575003 1800-102-5679
11 Ranchi Jharkhand Professional Logistics Ranchi, Jharkhand 1800-102-5679
12 Chennai Sennerkuppam Professional Logistics 27,Sakthi Nagar Phase-II,Sennerkuppam, Near Bisleri Water Plant,Chennai-600056 1800-102-5679
13 Jaipur Rajasthan Professional Logistics A-81, 200 ft. By Pass, Heerapura, Jaipur,Rajasthan – 302021 1800-102-5679
14 Bokaro Odisha Professional Logistics Cuttack, Odisha, India 1800-102-5679
15 Guwahati Kundil Professional Logistics HN-34, Kundil Nagar Basistha Chariali, Near Parbhat Apartment,Guwahati-781029 1800-102-5679
16 Lucknow Kanpur Road Professional Logistics S-175,Ist Floor Transport Nagar Near RTO Kanpur Road Lucknow-226004 1800-102-5679
17 Indore Madhya Pradesh Professional Logistics 284 AS-3 Scheme No.-78,vijay nagar Indore, Madhya Pradesh 1800-102-5679
18 Ahmedabad Pushp Penament Professional Logistics Shop No D-18, Pushp Penament, Behind Mony Hotel, Isanpur, Ahmedabad 1800-102-5679
19 Patna Malyanil buddha Professional Logistics Dr. A.K Pandey (IPS) Malyanil buddha Colony,Patna(Bihar)-800001 1800-102-5679
20 Vishakapatnam Andhra Pradesh Professional Logistics Shop No.8, New Gajuwaka, Opp. High School Road, Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh-530026 1800-102-5679
21 Chandigarh Pharbhat Road Professional Logistics Shop no:-19, Pharbhat Road, Opp:- Tennis Academy, Zirakpur,Chandigarh, Punjab 1800-102-5679
22 Kolkata B.T. ROAD DUNLOP Professional Logistics 156A/73, NORTHERN PARK, B.T. ROAD DUNLOP Kolkata-700108 1800-102-5679
23 Bhubaneswar Odisha Professional Logistics Acharya Vihar - jaydev Vihar Rd, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 1800-102-5679
24 Asansol West Bengal Professional Logistics Shop No-4 Asansol Station Bus Stand Road, Munshi Bazar, Asansol, West Bengal 713301 1800-102-5679

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