Kerala state government launched a new ‘E-Waste Disposal’ scheme in state schools

Published: August 27, 2017

The Kerala government has recently launched a new ‘E-Waste Disposal’ scheme in its state schools with an aim to process the electronic waste in the IT labs, offices and stores.
Through this scheme, over 1 crore kilogram of e-waste from over 10,000 schools and offices will be scientifically recycle, and the funds earned through this e-waste disposal will be used to buy new computers for the same institutions. The E-waste includes old monitors, mouses, keyboards and UPS, among other things that have been lying unused since 2000 in the state.
The programme is a joint initiative of Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE), formerly [email protected] project and Clean Kerala Company.