e-CAP is a e-waste Collection and Awareness Program. Started in 2013, the program is an initiative by Tes-AMM, IWMA, CII YI and Report Bee. The aim of the program is to collect e-waste from schools and thereby spread awareness about e-waste among the young e-waste contributors of the society. In it's first year the program,collected over 500 kgs of e-waste from just 4 schools. This year, the aim of the program is to reach 100 schools in Chennai and collect 12 to 15 tonnes of e-waste.
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What is e-CAP
e-CAP is a FREE program that allows you to responsibly dispose e-waste by collecting the waste from your doorsteps. Tes-AMM, one of the e-CAP's partners, is a professional and certified recycler of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). Generation and Irresponsible disposal of e-waste are growing concerns of a developing India as highlighted by the below statistics:
- (a) Electronic waste, or e-waste, is the fastest growing waste stream in India.
- (b) Tamil Nadu is the 2nd largest e-waste contributor state and Chennai is the 4th largest e-waste contributor city in India.
- (c) Household individuals are contributing at least 15% of the total e-waste generated in the country.
- (d) Improper disposal of e-waste has already degraded the environment and continues to pose large risks to human health.
How to Participate
Register your school and a representative for the program.Register
Your school representative attends a half day workshop on in Chennai to gain awareness and collect awareness materials.
Your representative spreads awareness among students and creates a safe e-waste dump site within your school premises.
Contact us to get the e-waste collected from your school. Exciting prizes for top contributing schools and students.
What can be contributed (E-Waste Categories)
Main E-waste Categories
Office, Information and communication equipment
- Hard disc
- Mobile phones (regular)
- Smart phones
- Telephones. fax machines, copiers, printers
Entertainment and consumer electronics
- Television (regular)
- Television (flat screen)
- VCR/DVD/CD players
- Hi-fi sets, radios
Large household appliances
- Washing machines
Small household appliances
- Kitchen appliances (toaster, microwave etc.)
- PWB / CPU (central processing unit)
- Mobile phone boards
- CPU Fan
- Heat Sink
- FL Inveter
- FFC Cable
- Harness Cable
- Key board
- LCD Bazel
- Mother Board
- RAM Small PCB
- DVD Drive
- W Lan
- Camera - Laptop
- Laptop Panel
Rewards of participating in e-CAP 2K14
Rewards for Schools
Rewards for School Co-ordinators
Rewards of Students
Top 200 students get a cash voucher
Next 300 students get a cash voucher
43 schools already participating in e-CAP 2K14
Photos of e-CAP 2K14
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E-waste Collection request & Report for Pick Up:
Shobana R, Tes-AMM - 8939811795
e-CAP Queries / Coordinator:
Young Indians (YI) & CII Secretary, Santhosh - 8056048411 & 044-42444555
e-CAP Project Lead :
Dr. Shankar, IWMA - 8608510101
Chair Environment (Chennai Chapter), Young Indians & Chief Executive Contacts and Contracts.
Mr. Rathinam Thyagarajan
Vice President, Tes-AMM (India) Pvt. Ltd
Chairman, IWMA (Industrial waste Management Association) & President Research & Development -
Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Mr. Nikhil Aggarwal
Growth Hacker, Report Bee
Mr. Nagahari Krishna. L
Director, Strategic Initiatives & Industrial Affairs, Danfoss India
IWMA (Industrial waste Management Association)
Dr. Indra Priyadarshini
HOD Chemistry Department, SRM University
Mr. Deepak Ramaswamy
Managing Director, ICSA Group