E-waste Collection Drive
An E-waste collection drive was organised by the Eco Club, ‘Parag’ of Saint Soldier International School, Sec 28 B, Chandigarh. Videos were shown to the students to educate them about methods of safe disposal, recycling and reuse of e-waste. An overwhelming response was generated and items like batteries, mobiles, keyboards, chargers, calculators etc. were collected from the students of the Senior Wing. The material collected was handed over to an authorised e-waste recycler, Mr. Ram Kumar from E-waste Recyclers India (EWRI), a women entrepreneurship authorized by Govt. of India, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) as the leading recycling company based in New Delhi. The company has over 7 years of experience and expertise in providing various services like recycling of phones, computers, consumer electronics, IT equipment, storage media, UPS etc. The school was abuzz with enthusiastic pouring in of a variety of e-waste at the behest of teachers Mr. Ranveer, Ms. Shilpa & Ms. Deepika.