Understanding E-Waste

E-Waste or electronic waste is a term used to describe discarded electronic or electrical devices which have reached the end of their useful life are called. These products could be anything right from the electrical and electronic equipment or components.

While in the first place nothing seems much worrying about e-waste, it is, in fact, one of the fastest growing waste streams in the world. E-waste can comprise of anything valuable such as gold, copper, aluminium, silver, and palladium, to anything hazardous like lead, cadmium, and mercury. If not taken proper care of, the consequences of disposing of e-waste can lead to toxic emission to water, air, and soil which can eventually cause precarious environment and health hazards. Thus, proper awareness is important, when it comes to disposing of e-waste.

Acro Recycling Programme

At Acro Engineering Company, it is not only about earning profits by purchasing products from international and domestic vendors and selling them to you.

Being responsible citizens, it is our firm duty to take care of our environment. Hence, we have been incessantly working towards the safe disposal of electronic waste. As electronic devices contain some perilous constituents under our e-waste policy, we work in synchronization with the E-waste (Management) Rules 2016, a legislation passed by the MoEF & CC, Government of India.

Abiding by all the pertinent laws associated with e-waste management, Acro Engineering Company has been continuously working towards the same. The company has partnered with Karo Sambhav, a leading e-waste Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO). Together with Karo Sambhav, Acro Engineering Company has been doing its best in order to proffer environmentally sound management of electronic devices which have reached their end-of-life.

Working harmoniously with Karo Sambhav, Acro will make sure that the discarded electronics be managed in a way that there should be no harm to the environment. Karo Sambhav has been acting as a leader transcending the compliance boundaries and helping different companies and organizations to recycle responsibly. By doing so, the company ensures that the environment is protected against all the possible hazards of inappropriate waste management.

Proper E-Waste Management: All what you should do!

For the proper handling of the end-of-life equipment, follow the instructions cited below:

  • Always get your electronic products recycled only by the authorized dismantlers/recyclers.
  • Always try to keep the glass surface of any electronic product from breakage.
  • In case any of your Acro products has reached its end-of-life, reach your nearest Acro Collection Point for disposing of them.
  • As per safe waste disposal options, make sure you remove packaging materials from the electronic products.
  • Drop batteries and other accessories at your nearest Acro Collection Point.
Proper E-Waste Management: Things to Avoid!

Below mentioned are certain things which should be avoided for proper e-waste management.

  • Never try to disassemble or deconstruct any electronic product on your own.
  • Always avoid discarding any kind of electronic product in bins which have the ‘DO NOT DISPOSE’ sign.
  • It is advised to avoid giving e-waste to unorganized and informal sectors like rag pickers or local scrap dealers.
  • E-waste should never be thrown with the municipal waste as it may reach landfills and bring hazardous effects on the environment.

Where and how can you recycle your e-waste?

To recycle your waste electronic items, all you have to do is drop it off at any of these collection points below and we will take care of the rest.

Collection Points/Drop Points

You can find your nearest Collection Points