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.
In India, E-Waste (Management) Rules 2016 have been notified by the Central Government which have replaced the E-Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2011. 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 (1800-102-9300 & 1800-22-9300) 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.
|Sr. No.||Categories of electrical and electronic equipment||EEE Code||Average Life|
|i.||Information technology and telecommunication equipment|
|Centralized data processing:||ITEW1|
|Personal Computing: Personal Computers (Central Processing Unit with input and output devices)||ITEW2||6 Years|
|Personal Computing: Laptop Computers(Central Processing Unit with input and output devices)||ITEW3||5 Years|
|Personal Computing: Notebook Computers||ITEW4||5 Years|
|Personal Computing: Notepad Computers||ITEW5||5 Years|
|Printers including cartridges||ITEW6||10 Years|
|Copying equipment||ITEW7||8 Years|
|Electrical and electronic typewriters||ITEW8||5 Years|
|User terminals and systems||ITEW9||6 Years|
|Pay telephones||ITEW13||9 Years|
|Cordless telephones||ITEW14||9 Years|
|Feature phones||7 Years|
|Smart phones||5 Years|
|Answering systems||ITEW16||5 Years|
|ii.||Consumer electrical and electronics:|
|Television sets (including sets based on (Liquid Crystal Display and Light Emitting Diode technology)||CEEW1||9 Years|
|Washing Machine||CCEW3||9 Years|
|Air-conditioners excluding centralized air conditioning plants||CCEW4||10 Years|
|Fluorescent and other Mercury containing lamps||CEEW5||2 Years|
1800-102-9300 / 1800-22-9300 (Customer Contact Centre)
For further information visit at:
Ministry of Environment & Forests (MOEF)