E-Waste

Protect the environment from E-waste

1. What is E-waste?

E-waste means electrical and electronic equipment, whole or in part discarded as waste by the consumer or bulk consumer as well as rejects from manufacturing, refurbishment and repair processes and the products which have attained their s end of life as per the Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

The e-waste Rules apply to all electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) listed in Schedule 1 (this includes Air Conditioners also) [Attached below], including their components and consumables which are part of the product at the time of discarding.

2. Guidance on disposal:

In India, E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022 have been notified by the Central Government which have replaced the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016. Daikin stands committed to implement these revised E-Waste Rules. Daikin has entered into an arrangement with authorized e-waste recycler for facilitating our Channel partners/customers/Bulk consumer to enable them to dispose off the e-waste products after its end-of-life products or otherwise and also defective spare parts.

In this process, the channel partners/customers/Bulk Consumer may get in touch with our Call Centre (1800 102 9322) and we would be happy to assist you in channelization of the E-waste. Daikin works closely with all consumer durable supply chains including authorized service providers, distributors, merchandiser’s customers, and the recycling industry.

We urge our Channel partners/Consumers/Bulk Consumer to contribute towards conservation and prevention of environment from potential problems by a simple action — the proper depositing of their old consumer durable products, its accessories or defective spares.

Extended Producer Responsibility (Disposal) Flow

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3. Average Life of Electrical and Electronics Equipments

Sr.NoCategories of electrical and electronic equipmentEEECodeAverageLife
1Centralized data processing:: MainframeITEW110
2Centralized data processing: MinicomputersITEW15
3Personal Computing: Personal Computers (Central Processing Unit with input and output devices)ITEW26
4Personal Computing: Laptop Computers(Central Processing Unit with input and output devices)ITEW35
5Personal Computing: Notebook ComputersITEW45
6Personal Computing: Notepad ComputersITEWS5
7Printers including cartridgesITEW610
8Copying equipmentITEW78
9Electrical and electronic typewritersITEW85
10User terminals and systemsITEW96
11FacsimileITEW1010
12TelexITEW115
13TelephonesITEW129
14Pay telephonesITEW139
15Cordless telephonesITEW149
16Cellular telephones : Feature phonesITEW157
17Cellular telephones : Smart phonesITEW155
18Answering systemsITEW165
19Television sets (including sets based on (Liquid Crystal Display and Light Emitting Diode technology)CEEW19
20RefrigeratorCEEW210
21Washing MachineCEEW39
22Air-conditioners excluding centralized air conditioning plantsCEEW410
23Fluorescent and other Mercury containing lampsCEEWS2
24Products or equipment of Transmitting sound, images or other information by Telecommunications and Bluetooth enabled devices - Smart Watch/ Fitness Band, Bluetooth Headset, Virtual Reality Camera, etcITEW173
25Products or equipment of Transmitting sound, images or other information by Telecommunications - Telecommunication AntennaITEW177
26Products or equipment of Transmitting sound, images or other information by Telecommunications - TransmittersITEW175
27Products or equipment of Transmitting sound, images or other information by Telecommunications - Wi-Fi/wireless enabled DevicesITEW173
28Products or equipment of Transmitting sound, images or other information by Telecommunications - Radio/Satellite TelephoneITEW177
29walkie talkieITEW175
30BTS (all components excluding structure of tower)ITEW1815
31Tablets, I-PADITEW195
32PhabletsITEW205
33ScannersITEW215
75Electric fansLSEEW1410
76Other fanning exhaust ventilation and conditioning equipmentLSEEW1510
77Vacuum cleanersLSEEW1610
78Carpet sweepersLSEEW1710
79Other appliances for cleaningLSEEW1810
80Appliances used for sewing knitting weaving and other processing for textilesLSEEW197
81Iron and other appliances for ironing mangling and other care of clothing Dry ironLSEEW2015
82Iron and other appliances for ironing mangling and other care of clothing Steam Iron/Garment SteamerLSEEW2010
83Grinders, coffee machines and equipment for opening or sealing containers or packagesLSEEW2110
84Smoke detectorLSEEW2210
85Heating RegulatorsLSEEW235
86ThermostatsLSEEW245
87Automatic dispensers for hot drinksLSEEW257
88Automatic dispensers for hot or cold bottles or cansLSEEW267
89Automatic dispensers for solid productsLSEEW2710
90Automatic dispensers for moneyLSEEW2810
91All appliances which deliver automatically all kinds of productsLSEEW2910
92Indoor air purifierLSEEW3010
93Hair dryerLSEEW315
94Electric shaverLSEEW325
95Electric kettleLSEEW33$
96Electronic display panels/board/visual display unitLSEEW349
97DrillsEETW18
98SawsEETW210
99Sewing MachinesEETW315
100Equipment for turning milling sanding grinding sawing cutting shearing drilling making holes punching folding bending or similar processing of wood, metal and other materialsEETW410
101Tools for riveting. nailing or screwing or removing rivets, nails, screws or similar usesEETWS10
102Tools for welding, soldering or similar useEETW610
103Equipment for spraying spreading dispersing or other treatment of liquid or gaseous substance by other meansEETW710
104Tools for mowing or other gardening activitiesEETW810
105Electrical trains or car racing setsTLSEW12
106Hand-held video games consolesTLSEW22
107Video gamesTLSEW32
108Computers for biking. diving running rowing etc.TLSEW45
109Sports equipment with electric or electronic componentsTLSEWS5
110Coin slot machinesTLSEW68
111Radiotherapy equipment and accessoriesMDW120
112Cardiology equipment and accessoriesMDW210
113Dialysis equipment and accessoriesMDW310
114Pulmonary ventilators and accessories Diagnostic CardiologyMDW47
115Pulmonary ventilators and accessories Anaesthesia & RespiratoryMDW410
116Nuclear Medicine Equipment and accessoriesMDWS20
117Laboratory equipment for in vitro diagnosis and accessoriesMDW615
118Analysers and accessoriesMDW710
119Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scanner Computed Tomography Scanner, & Ultrasound Equipment along with accessories MRIMDW815
120Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scanner, Computed Tomography Scanner, & Ultrasound Equipment along with accessories - PET CT/PETMDW820
121Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scanner, Computed Tomography Scanner, & Ultrasound Equipment along with accessories - SPECT CT/ SPECTMDW820
122Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scanner, Computed Tomography Scanner, & Ultrasound Equipment along with accessories - CTMDW815
123Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scanner, Computed Tomography Scanner, & Ultrasound Equipment along with accessories and US, probe etcMDW810
124Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scanner, Computed Tomography Scanner, & Ultrasound Equipment along with accessories - Computed TomographyMDW820
125Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scanner, Computed Tomography Scanner, & Ultrasound Equipment along with accessories - Ultrasound Diagnostic ImagingMDW810
126Fertilization tests equipment and accessoriesMDW910
127Other electric appliances/equipment/kits used for preventing, screening, detecting, monitoring, evaluating, reviewing, examining, investigating probing, treating illness sickness, disease, disorder, affliction, infection, injury, trauma, abuse or disability including the Mobiles, Tablets or any other device with the features having the potential of sex selection and their accessories Maternal & Infant care productsMDW107
128Other electric appliances/equipment/kits used for preventing screening, detecting, monitoring, evaluating, reviewing, examining, investigating probing, treating illness sickness, disease, disorder, affliction, infection, injury, trauma, abuse or disability including the Mobiles, Tablets or any other device with the features having the potential of sex selection and their accessories C-ArmMDW1012
129Other electric appliances/equipment/kits used for preventing screening detecting, monitoring, evaluating, reviewing, examining, investigating probing, treating illness sickness, disease, disorder, affliction, infection, injury, trauma, abuse or disability including the Mobiles, Tablets or any other device with the features having the potential of sex selection and their accessories - Monitoring Solution products/High endMDW1015
130Other electric appliances/equipment/kits used for preventing screening, detecting, monitoring evaluating, reviewing, examining, investigating probing, treating illness sickness, disease, disorder, affliction, infection, injury, trauma, abuse or disability including the Mobiles, Tablets or any other device with the features having the potential of sex selection and their accessories - X-ray and fluoroscopyMDW1012
131Other electric appliances/equipment/kits used for preventing, screening, detecting, monitoring, evaluating, reviewing, examining investigating probing, treating illness sickness, disease, disorder, affliction, infection, injury, trauma, abuse or disability including the Mobiles, Tablets or any other device with the features having the potential of sex selection and their accessories - Mammography devicesMDW1012
132Other electric appliances/equipment/kits used for preventing, screening, detecting, monitoring, evaluating reviewing examining investigating probing, treating illness sickness, disease, disorder, affliction, infection, injury, trauma, abuse or disability including the Mobiles, Tablets or any other device with the features having the potential of sex selection and their accessories - Other electric appliances/equipment/kits used for preventing, screening, detecting, monitoring, evaluating, reviewing examining investigating probing, treating illness sickness, disease, disorder, affliction, infection, injury, trauma, abuse or disability including the Mobiles, Tablets or any other device with the features having the potential of sex selection and their accessoriesMDW107
133Gas analyserLIW18
134Equipment having electrical and electronic componentsLIW28

4. Don't dump Electrical and Electronic Products in Garbage Bins

 

4.1. DO'S & DONT'S

DO'S

Run And Maintain The Air Conditioner As Per The Instructions Given In The Operation / Instruction Manual
Ensure That An Authorised Person Repairs Your Air Conditioner
Call Our Local Authorised Dealer Or Our Toll Free Number To Dispose Your Air Conditioner
Contact An Authorised Dealer In Case Of Installation Or DE-INSTALLATION
Consult Our Local Authorised Dealer Or Our Toll Free Number On The Life Span Of The Air Conditioner

DONT'S

Do Not Try To Repair Your Air Conditioner On Your Own
Do Not Sell Or Dispose Your Air Conditioner Or Parts To An Unauthorised Kabbadi Wala / Scrap Dealer/ Rag Pickers
Do Not Dismantle Your Air Conditioner On Your Own
Do Not Get Your Air Conditioner Or Any Parts Repaired By An Unauthorised Person
Do Not Dispose Off The E-WASTE In Landfills
Do Not Use The Air Conditioner As Furniture After Its Use
 

4.2. HELP LINE

1800 102 9322 (Customer Contact Centre)

For further information visit at:

Ministry of Environment & Forests (MOEF)

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)

 

5. Mark at Name plate & Operation manual