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* Sri Lanka's National Electronic Waste Management Week begins tomorrow
Mon, May 26, 2014, 09:13 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Central Environmental Authority (CEA), as the regulatory arm for the environmental management in the country has declared the week beginning from tomorrow as a National Electronic Waste Management Week.

Central Environmental Authority declared the week from 27th May to 2nd June 2014 for the "National Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Management".

During the week several institutions in the electronic equipment industry have made arrangements to collect E-Waste at district level 24 hours a day.

Main event on signing memorandum of understanding between the CEA and partner companies for safe collection and disposal of E-Waste will be held today, (May 26th) 2014 at BMICH under the patronage of Minister of Environment and Renewable Energy Minister Susil Premajayantha.

The official launch of the e-waste management project is scheduled to take place tomorrow at 4:00 pm at the BMICH

Central Environmental Authority (CEA) provincial and district offices will also collect E-Waste during this week. Municipal councils, urban councils and provincials have planned to collect E-Waste accumulated in various locations and institutions.

The public can bring all their electrical and electronic waste to the collecting centers during the week in order to dispose them in safe manner.

A programme to recycle e-waste locally and to export the rest will follow the collection.

The E- Waste includes electronic products that have come to the end of their 'useful life' such as computers, televisions, mobile phones, calculators, stereos, copiers, electronic toys and fax machines.

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