EFFECTIVENESS OF PLANNED TEACHING PROGRAMME ABOUT ‘E-WASTE MANAGEMENT’ AMONG JR. COLLEGE GOING STUDENTSRutuja M. Ghorpade, Nandkumar R. Kakade, Tukaram B. Zagade, Anagha V. Katti and Sneha S. Mahindrakar
E-waste is one of the fastest growing wastes in the world. Humans depend on such electronic goods to make our lives easier. The demand and supply for such electronic goods is only increasing and this in turn results in generation of huge amounts of electronic waste which is very hazardous and may pose a great threat to the health of the human, animals and for the entire Ecosystem. There is a great need of proper e-waste management with coordinated efforts has been realized. Considering that college students are an important and responsible component for the health of the society, they are the useful means for disseminating knowledge among the society in prevention and control of health hazards related to e-waste. It has been proved that planned teaching programme was more effective means of improving knowledge and creating awareness about E-waste management among college students.