E-Waste Management Policy
Under the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 and E-Waste (Management) Amendment Rules, 2018 in India, producers are responsible for the environmentally sound management of our products at their end of life. Under the Rules, covered products include information technology and telecommunication equipment such as mainframes minicomputers, PCs, laptops, user terminals and systems, telephones and printers. Metals used in electronic or electrical products contain hazardous elements such as mercury, lead and cobalt. The improper management of end of life electrical and electronic products can result in toxic emissions to the air, water and soil and pose a serious health and environmental hazards.
Pitney Bowes is required to finance and organize a collection system in order to meet the requirements of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). Pitney Bowes has established a contract with the authorized Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO), Saahas Zero Waste and will cover costs of treatment, recycling and recovery of end of life equipment by an authorized recycler in India. All Pitney Bowes customers can call the following toll free number for e-waste collection services in India - 1800 425 35287. This is the toll free number of the authorized recycler, E-Parisaraa Private Limited, No. B-41/1,3rd Stage, Peenya Industrial Estate, Bengaluru – 560 058.
Details of E-Parisaraa Private Limited Collection Points:
- Plot No. 467, Place City 2, Sector 37, Gurgaon 122001. Phone - 9871368902
- Plot No. 255, II Main Road, Nehru Nagar, Kottivakkam, Chennai 600041. Phone – 9884337519
- No. 20/3, D. D Mondal Ghat Road, P.O Dakshineshwar, P. S Belghoria, District – North 24-Paragnas, Kolkata 700076. Phone - 8961761298
- B-6 Gala No. 1, Bhumi World, Opposite Satish daba, Near Pimpas Goan, Nashik Express Highway, Bhiwandi 421302. Phone – 8390581111
- P-10(A), III Stage Peenya Industrial Estate, Bangalore, Karnataka 562111. Phone – 8041155288
Details of Saahas Zero Waste Collection Points:
- Kasa Rasa 1: Premises of Hot Mix Plant, Koramangala 6th Block, Ejipura. Phone – 7022617159
- Kasa Rasa 2: High Tension Wire Ground, Koramangala 5th Block, Near Hotel Empire. Phone – 7022617159
- Kasa Rasa 3: Survey No. 15, Alpine Eco Road, ORR-Whitefield Bypass Road, Doddanekundi 560048. Phone – 7022617159
- Saahas Waste Management Pvt Lid, No. 21, Ground Floor, MCHS Colony, 5th C Cross, 16th Main, BTM Layout 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560076. Phone - 7022617159
For further collection points please contact E-Parisaraa Private Limited on the toll free number 1800 425 35287.
E-waste Handling - Do’s & Don’ts:
All confidential and personal information should be removed from the products
Call the toll-free number above to arrange collection of end of life products
All electrical and electronic products should be handled by authorized recyclers and dismantlers only
Store the end of life product in isolated area so as to prevent its accidental breakage.
You should not recycle, dismantle or destroy the product in anyway, this is to be carried out by authorized service personnel only.
The product is not meant for re-sale by any unauthorized agencies or scrap dealers.
The product (including batteries) should not be disposed of in garbage bins along with municipal waste that ultimately reaches landfills
Do not keep any replaced spare part(s) from the product in an exposed area.