Awareness Drive On E-Waste Management
To create awareness about the various hazards to our environment, a workshop was organised at K R Mangalam world school ,Gurugram for the students of classes VI and VII on the topic ‘E-waste management’. Mr. Rakesh Kumar, Director at Deshwal Waste Management Private Limited (DWMPL) along with his team addressed the students and made them aware about the components of e-waste and their effects on our environment.
The interaction brought out an understanding concerning different types of wastes and distinct types of bins used to dispose them off. Further, the students were told about the correct method of using electronic items and ways of disposing obsolete electronic waste. The workshop included an E-waste collection drive too.
Parents turned up in huge numbers to discard their unusable electronic items at the school premises. The drive concluded after a week with a collection of approximately 10 kilograms of e-waste.
Our school Principal, Ms. Sunita Nagpal congratulated team DWMPL and applauded them for their efforts towards saving the environment. She also thanked the parents for being a part of the drive.