Although the e-waste Management and Handling Rules 2011 were introduced last year by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, and came into force at the beginning of this month in India, the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) is apparently unable to enforce them because they are currently not ready to be able to do so.
An elderly couple in New York is dead, with poor cell phone coverage being cited as one of the contributing factors in their demise.
It is now compulsory in India for the manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, including the likes of old cell phones, to collect the electronic waste that is generated by their products.
Kyocera Communications is a cell phone provider based in San Diego, California.
The response to the disposal of electronic waste from residents of the city of Indore in India has been lackluster at best over the course of the ten days since the new rules were implemented, despite the fact that such waste has emerged as one of the biggest threats to the environment.
Americans love their cell phones, but one thing they definitely do not love is the growing ‘bill shock’ that they may experience when they open up their monthly statements.
As a part of its ongoing attempt to take the message of a green and clean Bahrain to the next generation, Zain Bahrain has extended its electronic waste campaign to the students at the British School of Bahrain.
A cell phone thief was in the wrong place at the wrong time when his stolen device rang whilst police were questioning him and the voice on the other end was that of none other than the legitimate owner.
A survey of 16 to 21 year olds across the United States by Consumer Reports has revealed that 48 per cent of them have witnessed one of their parents using their cell phones while driving a motor vehicle, while 15 per cent claim to have seen their mother or father texting while behind the wheel.
The NAB has been excited by the results of a new Harris Interactive poll that shows the support for new and old cell phones to become capable of receiving terrestrial radio is on the rise.