Esconet Technologies Limited, a leading provider of IT infrastructure solutions and manufacturer of computer hardware, is dedicated to protecting the environment and promoting sustainable practices. We recognize the importance of reducing electronic waste (e-waste) and minimizing our ecological footprint. This Environmental Policy outlines our commitment to environmental responsibility and provides guidelines for both our internal operations and our customers.
At Esconet Technologies Limited, we are committed to
E-Waste Reduction: We will actively work to reduce e-waste by promoting responsible product lifecycle management, reuse, and recycling of electronic equipment.
Sustainable Procurement: We will prioritize the procurement of environmentally friendly and energy-efficient products.
Regulatory Compliance: We will comply with all relevant environmental laws and regulations related to e-waste management in India.
Waste Reduction: We will minimize waste generation within our own operations through efficient resource utilization and recycling programs.
Energy Efficiency: We will strive to reduce energy consumption in our facilities through energy-efficient practices, equipment, and technologies.
Eco-friendly Practices: We will promote sustainable practices, such as reducing paper usage, encouraging carpooling, and minimizing water wastage within our workplace.
Employee Training: We will provide training to our employees on environmental awareness and responsible waste management.
Product End-of-Life Management: Encourage our customers to responsibly manage the disposal of their electronic equipment at the end of its lifecycle. This includes promoting recycling and donation options over disposal in landfills.
Extended Product Lifespan: Advise customers on ways to extend the lifespan of their IT infrastructure through upgrades and maintenance, reducing the need for frequent replacements.
Recycling Resources: Provide information on authorized e-waste recycling centers and collection points for our customers to safely dispose of their old electronic equipment. Also help customers to dispose off their EoL assets through asset recovery services.
Data Security: Emphasize the importance of data security during the disposal of electronic devices and recommend data wiping or destruction services.
Monitoring and Reporting
We will regularly assess our environmental performance, set targets for improvement, and report our progress to the relevant stakeholders. Continuous improvement in environmental responsibility is a core value of Esconet Technologies.
This policy will be communicated to all employees, customers, and suppliers to ensure understanding and adherence to our environmental commitments
Review and Update
Esconet Technologies Limited will review and update this Environmental Policy periodically to reflect changes in technology, regulations, and our commitment to environmental sustainability.By implementing this policy, we affirm our dedication to safeguarding the environment, reducing e-waste, and promoting sustainable practices throughout our organization and among our valued customers.
Date of Adoption: 16-10-2023
Advise for Customers
Research Regulations: Do familiarize yourself with regulations and guidelines for e-waste disposal in your area. Different regions may have specific rules and collection points.
Use Authorized Collection Centers: Do use authorized e-waste collection centers, recycling facilities, or drop-off points provided by reputable organizations. These centers are equipped to handle e-waste safely.
Donate or Recycle: Do consider donating or recycling your old electronic devices whenever possible. Many organizations accept functional electronics for reuse or refurbishment.
Data Security: Do ensure that all personal and sensitive data is completely wiped or securely destroyed from your devices before disposal. Use reputable data wiping or destruction services if necessary.
Follow Manufacturer Instructions: Do follow any specific disposal instructions provided by the manufacturer. Some manufacturers have take-back programs or guidelines for recycling their products.
Remove Batteries: Do remove batteries from electronic devices before disposal. Batteries are considered hazardous waste and should be recycled separately.
Separate Different Types: Do separate different types of e-waste (e.g., computers, mobile phones, batteries) to facilitate proper recycling and disposal processes.
Contact Us for Disposal: Esconet Technologies offers asset recovery services for end-of-life IT assets which can also help reduce your costs of new IT asset acquisition.
Don`t Throw in Regular Trash: Don`t dispose of electronic devices in regular household trash or landfills. E-waste contains hazardous materials that can harm the environment.
Don`t Dump Illegally: Don`t engage in illegal dumping of e-waste. Illegal disposal poses environmental risks and is subject to legal penalties.
Don`t Export E-Waste: Don`t engage in the export of e-waste to countries with lax environmental regulations. This practice can have severe environmental and ethical consequences.
Don`t Burn E-Waste: Don`t burn electronic devices to dispose of them. Burning e-waste releases toxic chemicals into the air, soil, and water.
Don`t Disassemble Without Knowledge: Don`t attempt to disassemble electronic devices unless you have the knowledge and expertise to do so safely. Some components may contain hazardous materials.
Don`t Sell to Unauthorized Buyers: Don`t sell your old electronics to unauthorized buyers who may engage in improper disposal methods. Choose reputable buyers or recycling programs.
Don`t Leave E-Waste in Storage: Don`t let old electronic devices accumulate in storage. Dispose of them properly to prevent clutter and potential environmental harm.
By following these dos and don`ts, you can contribute to responsible e-waste disposal, protect the environment, and ensure that valuable resources are recycled and reused appropriately.