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Global e-waste Monitor 2020 Report

  Sep 13, 2020

Global e-waste Monitor 2020 Report

Q. Why is this in News?
Recently, the Global e waste Monitor 2020 Report was released.

 Q. What is E-Waste? 

Q. What are Issues with E waste?

o Improper management of e-waste also contributes to global warming. A total of 98 Mt of CO2-equivalents were released into the atmosphere from discarded fridges and air- conditioners that were not managed in an environmentally sound manner. 

o Only 17.4% of the total e-waste was collected and recycled globally. 

Q. What are some of Measures to Manage E waste ?

Q. What is Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes ?