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ELECTRONIC WASTE MANAGEMENT POLICY

Innolux optoelectronics India Private Limited (SHARP) E- Waste Management Policy

E-waste is a popular, informal name for electronic products nearing the end of their "useful life." to protect our environment and make the social more responsible for the management of e-waste is one of the most important factor that save our world for tomorrow. All Consumer able Goods are Electronic Products such as Air Conditioners, Televisions, Refrigerators, Washing Machines, Computers, VCDs, stereos, copiers, and fax machines are common electronic products are need to be handled carefully after the end of life to recycle them in a manner that extract all the useful components and minerals from the item and recycle others in prescribed manner. Innolux optoelectronics India Private Limited sells its products with the brand name of Sharp and it understand the Importance of e-waste management and hence doing this with full responsibility. Electronic-waste contains valuable materials such as aluminum, copper, gold, palladium and silver, it also contains harmful substances like cadmium, lead and mercury. In the absence of proper awareness, disposing of electronic -waste in landfill can result in toxic emissions to the air, water and soil and pose a serious health and environmental hazards.

Innolux optoelectronics India Private Limited (SHARP) initiative for E –Waste management:

Innolux optoelectronics India Private Limited, as importer of “SHARP” will comply with all the applicable laws related to electronic-waste management. As a part of electronic-waste recycling initiative, Innolux optoelectronics India Private Limited (SHARP) has partnered with Greenscape Eco Management Private Limited, India's largest electronic asset management and disposal company to comply with E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 and E-Waste (Management) amendment Rules, 2018 in providing environmentally sound management of end of life electronics. Our Authorized recycler ensures proper handling and management of Electronic Waste generated by Innolux. GEMPL has all authorized authorization from appropriate government departments for their processing facilities. This helps us protect the environment from any hazardous consequences, which would be otherwise caused by the inappropriate waste management of e-waste. Customer can call authorized recycler Toll free number- 1800-102-8489 for handing over the Electronic waste for disposal and proper recycling.

Details of Collection Points:

1. Delhi
348, Functional Industrial Estate, Patparganj, Delhi 110-092

2. Bangalore
Plot No. R-12, Veersandra Industrial Estate, Huskur Road, Bangalore 560-100 (Karnataka)

3. Mumbai
Godown No. 9, Ground Floor, F-4, Bhoomi World Industrial Park, Bhivandi Nashik Highway, City – Pimpalas, Bhivandi 421-302, Distt. Thana (Maharashtra)

Do’s and Don’t’s for handling Electronic Wastes:

Do’s:

a) Remove all personal and/or confidential information. Easily available data destruction software can “shred” files that could otherwise fall into the wrong hands.
b) Always look for information on the catalogue with your product for end-of-life equipment handling.
c) Check to see if electronic components work before disposing of them. If these components do work, consider donating them to schools, etc., for re-use or repurposing.
d) Always call at our toll-free No’s to Dispose products that have reached end-of life.
e) Ensure that only Authorized Recyclers/Dismantler handle your electronic (i.e. LED Tv’s and accessories) products
f) Always disconnect the battery from product, and ensure any glass surface is protected against breakage.

Don’ts:

a) Do not dismantle your electronic Products on your own.
b) Do not throw electronics in bins having “Do not Dispose” sign.
c) Do not give e-waste to informal and unorganized sectors like Local Scrap Dealer/ Rag Pickers.
d) Do not dispose your product in garbage bins along with municipal waste that ultimately reaches landfills.
e) Don’t leave your hard drive in your computer when disposing of it. Be sure to back up all data before getting rid of your computer and erase the data by reformatting the hard drive.
f) Don’t dispose of batteries by simply throwing them away. Many batteries contain dangerous elements such as cadmium, copper, and mercury.

For any further information about recycling of Electronic Wastes, you can call on toll free number 1800-102-8489 of our authorized recycler” Greenscape Eco Management Private Limited”.