CPCB: Most e-waste recycle units violating rules

The Central Pollution Control Board of India (CPCB) has found that the majority of registered e-waste dismantling and recycling units in the country violates waste disposal rules. India is the world’s third largest e-waste generator but recycles less than 2% of its generated waste. India’s 16 states claim to have initiated actions against illegal dismantling and recycling of e-waste, while 15 states have not initiated any actions.