International Journal of Education and Psychological Research

(Print and Online Peer Reviewed Journal)

Print - ISSN: 2349 - 0853
e - ISSN: 2279 - 0179


(June 2012)

A Study of E-Waste Management in Relation to Awareness of College Students

Authors: Dr. Sindhu Bala, Ms. Sukirti Goel

Pages: 31-35


"E-waste" is a popular, informal name for electronic products nearing the end of their useful life. The present study was conducted to know the awareness of college going students about existence, danger and management of E-waste which is the rapidly growing problems of the world. To find out the awareness of students regarding E-waste management, Survey method of research was used. A sample of 200 students including students of professional stream and non-professional stream was selected from different colleges of Noida city through Simple Random sampling technique. The self developed E-Waste Management Awareness Inventory (EWMAI) was used to collect the data. It was found that all the students irrespective of their stream are having awareness of existence of ewaste. But the students of professional stream are having more awareness of danger of e-waste than the students of non-professional stream and students of both the streams are unaware of proper e-waste management.