E-Waste Management

E-Waste Management

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India notified the E-Waste Management Rules, 2016. This rule will come into force from the 1st day of October, 2016. Electronic waste or e-waste comprises old, end of life electrical and electronic appliances such as telephones, cellular telephones, computers, laptops, television sets, refrigerators, washing machine, air-conditioners, fluorescent and other mercury containing lamps etc., The rules apply to every manufacturer, producer, consumer, bulk consumer, collection centres, dealers, e-retailer, refurbisher, dismantler and recycler involved in manufacture, sale, transfer, purchase, collection, storage and processing of e-waste or electrical and electronic equipment.

As per the rules, the producer of the electrical and electronic equipment shall be responsible for collection and channelization of e-waste generated from the 'end-of-life' of their products under Extended Producers Responsibility. State Pollution Control Board shall grant and renew authorization to the manufacturers, dismantlers, recyclers and refurbishers. SPCB shall monitor on the compliance of Extended Producer Responsibility by the producer of electrical or electronic equipment for channelization of e-waste to ensure environmentally sound management of such waste. SPCB shall conduct random inspection of dismantler or recycler or refurbisher, maintain online information regarding authorization granted, implementation of programmes to encourage environmentally sound recycling, and action against violations of the rules. TNPCB has issued authorization for 22 units (Dismantlers 23, Recyclers 1,Refurbishers 1 ) under the e-Waste (Management & Handling) Rules.

List of authorized E-waste dismantling units in Tamil Nadu

S.No Name and Address of the Industry
1 M/s. Tritech Systems,
No.165/3, Porur, Chennai-116.
2 M/s. Aer World Wide,
2B, 2C, 2D, 2E, Elanthanjeri Village, Madhavaram Taluk, Tiruvallur.
3 M/s. Green E Waste,
No.33, Geazon, Ayanambakkam Housing Colony, Ayanamabakkam Village, Ambattur,
Chennai – 95.
4 M/s. Linx Enterprises,
242, Tiny Sector, Ambattur Industrial Estate, Chennai-98.
5 M/s. Srinivasa Enterprises,
Ernavoor Village, Tiruvottiyur Taluk,Chennai-57.
6 M/s. Abishek enterprises,
SF No.2G, 2NP, Ambattur, Chennai-98.
7 M/s. JADG India E-Waste Recyclers Pvt. Ltd.,
SF No.256/1A1, Kollur Village, Kilikodi Post, Ponneri Taluk, Tiruvallur-601206.

M/s. Shri Raam Recycling,
No.DP-29, SIDCO Industrial Estate, SIPCOT Industrial Complex, Gummidipoondi-601 201.

9 M/s. Virogreen India Pvt. Ltd.,
No.297/1B2, No.49, Pappankuppam Village, SR Kandigai Road, Gummidipoondi Taluk,
10 M/s. Trishyiraya Recycling India Pvt. Ltd,
Plot No.A-7, Phase –I, MEPZ-SEZ,Kadaperi, Tambaram Taluk, Kancheepuram District.
11 M/s. K.S. Traders,
Thiruneermalai Village, Alandur Taluk, Kancheepuram Dt.
12 M/s. SEZ Recycling,
TP-7, IVth Avenue,Mahindra World City Developers Limited, Industrial Estate, SEZ Area,
Thenmelpakkam Village, Chengalpattu Taluk, Kancheepuram District.
13 M/s. Leela Traders,
Plot No. C – 15/1,CMDA Industrial Complex,Maraimalai Nagar, Kancheepuram District..

M/s. Enviro Metals Recyclers  Pvt.Ltd,
No.104 & 106,Ezhichur Village, Oragadam, Sriperumbudur Taluk,Kancheepuram District.


M/s. Gems Recycling (P) Ltd.,
Neervallur Village, Sriperumbudur Taluk, Kancheepuram District.

16 M/s. INAA Enterprises,
Plot No.AC 31/24, SIDCO Industrial Estate, Thirumudivakkam, Chennai.

M/s. World Scrap Stars Recycling Solutions Pvt.Ltd.,
No.3, Golden Star Apartments, 5S, Thandalam Village, Sriperumbudur Taluk,
Kancheepuram District.

18 M/s. Victory Recovery Recycle tech P Ltd,
No. 672/2 Double Dragon Industrial Park, Kannur Village and Post,
Kottaiyur Taluk and District.
19 M/s. Southern Alloys,
DP. No. S-105 and106, SIDCO Industrial Estate, Kakallur Village,
Tiruvallur Taluk and District.

M/s. Ambient Infra, 
111, Vanagaram,Ambattur Main Road, Atttipattu, Ayanambakkam, Chennai-58.


M/s. Micro E-Waste Recyclers,
SF.No.301/3, Varaganeri Village,Trichy East Taluk,Trichy District.


M/s. Green India Recyclers,
SF.No. 26/1B,Kovilpalayam Road,Soolakal Village,Coimbatore District.


M/s. Green Era Recyclers,
37, Sivanandha  Industries Estate, Dr.M.S. Udhayamurthy Nagar,Thadagam Road, Edayarpalayam, Coimbatore District-641025.

List of authorized E-waste recyclers in Tamil Nadu

S.No Name and Address of the Industry
1 M/s. TES-AMM (India) Pvt. Ltd.,
A-18, SIPCOT Industrial Growth Centre, Panruti A Village, Oragadam , Sriperumbudur Tk, Kancheepuram District.

List of authorized E-waste refurbishers in Tamil Nadu

S.No Name and Address of the Industry
1 M/s. Ecosible Recyclers Pvt Ltd,
154A/B, 8th  Mahatma Gandhi Road, Tass Industrial Estate, Ambattur, Chennai-98.