Mobile Phone Scrapping: Certificate will be given on giving mobile in junk, will be able to take discount!

120 crore people of India use mobile phones today. In such a situation, electronic waste can become a big problem in the coming days. Although the electronic industry has a different opinion about this. Most believe that soon ‘scrap policy’ can come in the country for mobile phones etc. read this news

Very soon ‘scrap policy’ may also come for mobile phones etc. in the country.

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Imagine the mobile phone you have now, if it gets damaged, then what if you get a good price for it? Or you get a coupon that you can use to get a discount while buying a new phone. If it is not a matter of happiness, then you get ready, it can be possible very soon. It is not us but industry experts who are saying this.

Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers Association (IEMA) Rohit Pathak, President and CEO of Birla Copper (Hindalco Industries) TV9 Digital Said in a special conversation that the way the policy of ‘scrap’ the vehicles has come. In the coming time, in the same way, a complete system of ‘sending the mobile phone to the junk’ can be prepared.

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Will get scrap certificate and discount

Rohit Pathak told that there is a policy framework for e-waste, it just needs to be implemented by giving a little push. Once the economic model related to e-waste is developed, then people themselves will start giving their electronic waste for exchange. Whereas in the coming years, ‘Extend Producer Responsibility’ of the companies (EPR) But if the focus increases, then she herself will focus on buying old electronic waste from people.

In fact, Rohit Pathak was asked that the way the government has talked about giving a ‘discount certificate’ to people for scrapping vehicles, which they can use to buy a new vehicle. Can a similar arrangement be made for electronic waste?

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In response to this, he said that still many companies like Samsung and Apple give discounts by taking old electronic devices from their customers under the exchange offer. In the coming years, its economic model will be developed, under which people will get certificates for depositing mobile phones or other e-waste, which they will be able to use to buy other products.

Need to organize the business of junk

Rohit Pathak says that the biggest problem in not disposing of e-waste properly is that the business of junk is in the cash economy or in the unorganized sector. He said that there is a need to formalize the work of e-waste collection, so that e-waste can be properly disposed of or recycled.

He said that such a system has to be made which is linked to GST or any other formal sector at the entry level of generation of e-waste. With this, its entire system will start recovering up to the top. In the same way, its economic model will be prepared.

Rohit Pathak said that there is potential in recycling of e-waste, as it will enable recovery of important metals in valuable quantities.