Safe disposal: E-waste bins set up at 50 places

City- based Green Waves Recyclers Association, in a joint venture with the GVMC, will start recycling e-wastes produced in the city.

Published: 12th July 2016 04:18 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th July 2016 04:18 AM   |  A+A-

VISAKHAPATNAM: NOW, instead of dumping e-wastes in your surroundings, dump them in the arranged Greater Visakhapatnam Muninipal Corporation (GVMC)  e-waste bins in your locality.

City- based Green Waves Recyclers Association, in a joint venture with the GVMC, will start recycling e-wastes produced in the city.

Safe.jpgGVMC commissioner Pravin Kumar said that the authorities had arranged e-waste bins at around 50 places, including at some important IT companies, where the e-wastes are generated more in quantity.

Households, companies and other classes of people, who have wastes of computers, monitors, cell phones and batteries have been appealed to dump such e-wastes, so that they will be shifted to Green Waves Recyclers Association, at Zone V of Gajuwaka area, where they would be recycled.

As per the records of Andhra Pradesh Pollution control Board (APPCB), Visakhapatnam, itself generates 350 metric tonnes of e-waste per annum.

Vehicle-mounted fogging machine

Meanwhile, Pravin Kumar also started vehicle-mounted fogging machine at the GVMC premises here on Monday.  Teh machine will be used to curb the mosquito breeding.



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