E-Waste Survey

During the months of April and May, a survey was conducted by Waste Warriors for Karo Sambhav, a socially responsible, Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO) that is working to set-up an India wide transformative solution on the management of e-waste. The survey was carried out collect data regarding the types of e-waste generated in Dehradun including types, volumes and the current disposal methods. Waste Warriors surveyed 168 establishments, which included e-waste generators and kabadiwala’s. Results of the survey show that the majority of the stakeholders involved in the e-waste channel are not aware of the harmful effects of e-waste and its improper disposal. The survey was conducted as part of a bigger project by Karo Sambhav, that aims at organising the e-waste collection and disposal channels whilst providing awareness and education regarding proper e-waste disposal.