“Refuse what you do not need; reduce what you do need; reuse what you consume; recycle what you cannot refuse, reduce, or reuse; and rot (compost) the rest."
Largest e-waste awareness and collection campaign on 26th January in
Pimpri Chinchwad area on the occasion of Republic Day of India.
On the occasion of Republic Day of India, in collaboration with various
social organizations like 'Make Your Own Movement', 'Purnam Ecovision'
and 'Sevadeep', a massive e-waste collection campaign i.e. mega-drive was
carried out at 75 locations in the city. The aim of the campaign was to
promote scientific management of e-waste, which is widely generated in
urban areas and is harmful to the environment. Although the primary
objective of the campaign was to gain control over e-waste in the name of
'e-system', it will continue to benefit the needy individuals and
organizations of the community by inculcating the principle of 'waste to
Under this campaign 75 centers were set up at various residential, offices
and other public places in Chinchwad Pimpri area and e-waste was
collected directly through these centers. These collection centers accept
the following types of e-waste - used/repaired/defective electronic
equipment such as fridges, radios, tape recorders, home theaters, music
systems, cables, chargers, batteries, printers, laptops, computers, mobile
phones , Oven. , heater, mixer grinder, tablet, fan, LED bulb, extension
board, desk lamp, etc.
“Every child deserves an education, every needy person needs help and you can help them by charity. This will help us to make a difference in the lives of people across the country.”