Most of the people are unaware about the e-waste and its fatal effect on human life and environment. We believe that unawareness about e-waste is due to lack of proper information dissemination system. A good framework of Information distribution as to E-Waste issues can create good chain of awareness in the society consequently enhancing the responsible way of disposal of e-waste.
This domain advances the information to the next and chain continues. A proper communication strategy is needed to impart the information and it was worked out in consultation with different stakeholders. This was key to support and setting up infrastructures for the project to work and at the public, through family and school contacts.
An eco-awareness programme is organized for the youth club of a pilot area to mobilize volunteers for the collection of data and for campaigning. Prototype educational materials is prepared, and objectives outlined. Educational modules were prepared for schools and teachers trained in using them
1. Non-governmental organisations and voluntary agencies
Identification and training of volunteers
Preparation of prototype educational material
Working out a programme schedule
Different communication strategies for different target groups
a) Preventing burning, strewing of insanitary and hazardous waste
b) Segregation and collection of different categories of waste
2. Schools or educational institutions
Preparation of educational module for schools
Training of teachers in using these modules
Establishment of citizens’ forums
Setting up of different pilot model in different locations of the cities of Jaipur, Jhunjhunu of Rajasthan
Collecting recyclable material from door to door
Avoiding health problems of e-waste collector by giving regular training
Educational campaigns in the schools and colleges and neighborhoods for motivating children, teachers, youth and the general community to take up action programmes regarding e-waste recycling.
Distribution of educational material such as poster, pamphlets, films, article, to individuals.
Establishment of collection bins in schools, college, societies,
Development and design of education programmes Materials for e-waste reuse reduction and recycling: Coordination with Government research and other agencies to devise and implement innovative programmes.
Segregation of e-waste at source: Training for schools, colleges, household members, shopkeepers, office,
Collection from door to door: Training rag pickers, domestic servants and corporation workers in each locality.