Janashakthi marks World Environment Day
Janashakthi and Think Green marked World Environment Day by
collecting e-waste through various drop-off points in Colombo.
Janashakthi officials hand over e-waste to the Think Green
Think Green also conducted an awareness program for all senior
associates of Janashakthi.
Every electronic device is made with an inter circuit board, which
has to be disposed in a responsible manner when it becomes electronic
Over 300,000 CPU systems are imported to Sri Lanka annually and the
rate is growing rapidly. Most of the CPUs are used for only three years.
There are two million mobile phones imported annually and all become
e-waste with time and need a proper disposal mechanism.
Over 70 percent of e-waste is toxic and is a cause for water
pollution when released to the environment. It is our responsibility to
dispose e-waste in an environment-friendly manner. It should not be used
for land filling which will have adverse health effects, Muthuramalingam