EDMC signs MoU with Attreo Recycling Pvt. Ltd. for management and disposal of e-waste
A toll free number 1800-102-9882 has also been issued by the EDMC for e-waste disposal in East Delhi area.
New Delhi: The EDMC here on Wednesday signed an MoU with M/s Attreo Recycling Pvt. Ltd. for management and disposal of e-waste at EDMC (HQ).
Mayor of East Delhi Shyam Sundar Agarwal, chairman of the standing committee Beer Singh Panwar, commissioner, EDMC, Vikas Anand and others were present on the occasion.
The mayor said that a list of 21 types of e-waste has been prepared, for which the authorized agency can be called for disposal. He informed that a toll free number 1800-102-9882 has been issued for the disposal of e-waste. Name, address, mobile number will have to be given on this toll free number.
He said that the employees of the agency will reach the given address and evaluate the e-waste. He said that the amount of e-waste would be fixed as agreed between the seller and the agency and it would be paid in the bank account itself.
The chairman of the standing committee said that the EDMC will not have to make any expenditure or any payment to the agency for establishing their collection and transportation network having mobile App, Collection vehicles, manpower etc.
He informed that EDMC will be getting a fixed royalty of Rs.20,000 per month for the entire period of empanelment of three years.
Commissioner Anand said that East Delhi is a hub of e- waste recycling and almost all of it is being done in the unorganized sector. There is an urgent need for bringing the waste management chain in an organized manner and ensuring compliance of rules and regulations.