CII Young Indians Visakhapatnam Chapter has taken up the initiative of conducting E-Waste Collection Drive among the members and Industry leading up to the International E-Waste Day. International E-Waste Day was observed on 14 October 2021 to raise awareness about E-Waste Recycling and to encourage consumers to recycle E-Waste.
The Chapter has kickstarted it’s ‘Responsible E- waste disposal’ initiative with a pilot E-Waste Collection Drive among the chapter members on Sunday, 10 October 2021. The members of Yi Visakhapatnam Chapter collected 300 kilos of E-Waste from their homes and safely disposed it through Greenwaves E-Recylers, Visakhapatnam which is a CPCB registered E-waste Recycler organization.
Through this initiative, Yi Visakhapatnam chapter aims to create awareness and facilitate responsible disposal of 10000 Kilos of E-Waste from the Industries and individuals, through CPCB authorized E-Waste recyclers.
Mr Baargav Duggirala, Chair, Yi Visakhapatnam Chapter urged the support of corporates and residents of Visakhapatnam in collectively achieving that target to make the city safer from the hazards of irresponsible disposal of E-waste.