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Recycle with joy at HMD Mobile India Private Limited

Effective date May 17, 2018

Recycle with joy at HMD Mobile India Private Limited

At HMD Mobile India Private Limited (HMD), we are committed to responsible recycling of our end-of-life products. To enable this, we have joined hands with a CPCB authorised Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO), Karo Sambhav Private Limited (Authorisation No.: B-29016(6)/PRO/18/WM-III dated 29-08-2018), to fulfil our Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) compliance. For more information on our PRO, please visit www.karosambhav.com.

We urge you to join our cohesive e-waste movement, the details of which are below.

What is "E-Waste"?

As per the E-waste (Management) Rules, 2016, '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.

Electronics such as mobile phones, TVs, laptops, printers, fax machines or even their parts, which have reached the end of their useful life are called “E-Waste”. If not recycled in an environmentally sound way, e-waste poses a range of environmental risks.

Where and how can you recycle your e-waste?

For any queries related to e-waste management, please reach out to Karo Sambhav at engage@karosambhav.com. You can also call Karo Sambhav’s toll-free number at 1800 2121 434.

Important Do’s and Don’ts

• As our valued customer, we encourage you to channelise your e-waste through the collection channels set up by Karo Sambhav. • Do not mix e-waste in your home dustbins with other municipal waste.
• Do not dismantle any electronics/ electrical devices at home. Improper dismantling or recycling of e-waste is harmful for the environment.
• Do not sell the e-waste to any unauthorised agencies/scrap dealer/informal waste collector.
• Keep the product in isolated area, after it becomes non-functional/un-repairable, so as to prevent its accidental breakage.

School Programme: Awareness

HMD has joined the PRO - Karo Sambhav – which is running its School Programme, designed to create awareness on critical environmental issues including waste from electronics. It is engaging students on preventive environmental strategies like circular economy and inspiring them to take actions in their daily lives. The programme is designed to create an environmental movement in schools with teachers playing a leading role, spread over 4-6 months.

The programme enables development of 21st century skills of collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, communication, ICT competencies and real-world problem solving, by deploying contemporary pedagogical practices in the classroom.

Going beyond just recycling

Our PRO has set-up a range of programmes for collection of e-waste. These programmes also help generate, livelihood and formalise the informal sector in the e-waste management chain.

Bulk Consumer Programme

The objective of the Bulk Consumer Programme is to provide a responsible E-waste management solution to bulk consumers in India. The programme serves the E-waste management needs of offices, government institutions, schools, universities, hospitals, hotels, retailers, banks or any other organizations. If you are a bulk consumer, please reach out to Karo Sambhav at engage@krosambhav.com or call Karo Sambhav’s toll-free number 18002121434, for responsible management of your e-waste.

Waste Collector Programme

The waste collector programme focuses on formalizing the waste pickers and aggregators. By being a part of the programme, waste pickers and waste aggregators become a collection channel of the PRO and bring transparency to their processes.

Residential Welfare Associations (RWAs) Programme

The objective of the Residential Welfare Associations (RWAs) Programme is to establish collection channels and provide a responsible E-waste management solution to the individual consumers in urban areas of India. The programme serves the E-waste management needs of Residents of Apartment Complexes and Residential Welfare Associations, wherein collection drives are held, and consumers are educated on issues related to e-waste.

Collection Network

1.1. Collection Centres Network

Karo Sambhav is setting-up collection centres across India to enable the collection, storage and movement of the e-waste from across the country. These collection centres enable collection from formalized waste collectors and aggregators, bulk consumers, RWAs and multiple other collection channels created by Karo Sambhav.

1.2. Collection Points Network

In addition to the Collection Centres, and in order to increase state coverage, the PRO has set up collection points across the country. Individual consumers can walk into the collection point where they can dispose-off their E-waste in the e-bin placed at the location for recycling their products at no charge.

The list of collection centres and collection points is given below:

S.No.StateCityType: Collection Centre or Collection PointAddress: Collection Centre or Collection PointContact Person NameContact Number
1New DelhiDelhiCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: A-21, Main Karawal Nagar Thana Road, Kamal Vihar Delhi-110094Umesh Sharma9540760285
2GoaPanajiCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: Shop No. 11, Akash Bhavan, Block C, Opp. Canara Bank,Panaji Goa Pin - 403001Steve Souza8698916279
3Himachal PradeshShimlaCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: Mahasu Villa,Village Bharatpur,Kainchi modd,Taradevi Bypass P.O Badehri Tehsil and District Shimla Himachal Pradesh Pin-171011Nitin Negi8278862559
4Jammu & KashmirJammuCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: 1st Floor, Khasra no 271/38, Channi Himmat Marakhari Gangyal, Near CRPF, Jammu & Kashmir - 180010Suraj Kapoor9149887602
5JharkhandRanchiCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: 45, Plot No. 870, Jainath Nagar, Argora Pundag Road, Near By I.S.M Chowk, P.S Pundag, Ranchi, Jharkhand - 834004Ravindra Kumar9523416484
6KarnatakaBengaluruCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: 146/14, Darshan Industrial Estate, Darshan Road, Taverikeri, Karnataka - 562130Sudheer Pillai9539760489
7Madhya PradeshIndoreCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: Shop No. 1, 60 Feet Road,Airport Road,88 Somani Nagar,Indore, Madhya Pradesh Pin - 452001Anvar Ali7869331983
8MaharashtraMumbaiCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: Gala No. 6 & 7, Home Guard Training Centre, NSS Road, Near Umar Medical, Ghatkoper West Mumbai - 400084Abhijit Kolhatkar96739 36793
9ManipurImphalCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: L K House 588, Neikanlong, Thangmeiband, Imphal, Imphal West, Manipur-795001Neilangam Gangmei9612201016
10NagalandDimapurCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: Block 4, Padumpukhuri, Dimapur, Nagaland - 797112T.Moasunep Ao9366973289
11PunjabJalandharCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: Gurbachan Nagar, Opposite Verka Milk Plant, Adjoining Car Bazaar, Jalandhar - 144008Suraj Kapoor9149887602
12RajasthanJaipurCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: Shop No. 60, 80 Feet Road, Gandhipath West, Chandar Vatika, Jaipur, Rajasthan Pin - 302021Govind Saini8005732082
13Tamil NaduChennaiCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: Plot No 2,3,4,5 Vasantham Colony Kosapur Village,Madhavaram T.K., Chennai Tamil Nadu Pin- 600021Sudheer Pillai9539760489
14Uttar PradeshModinagarCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: Khasra No. 95 & 96, Village-Sikhera, Hazzari Industrial Area, Modinagar Uttar Pradesh Pin- 201204Nitin Singhal9312126919
15UttarakhandDehradunCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: Shop No. 2 Ambiwala Gurudwara, Ring Road Uttrakhand, Dehradun Pin -248001Kavita Hrangkhawl7088671871
16West BengalKolkataCollection CentreKaro Sambhav: 36D M1 Topsia Road East P.S Anandpur, Kolkata, West Bengal - 700039Sahil Ghai, Bikash Routh9810575838/9883751419
17Arunachal PradeshNaharlagunCollection PointWyjay Communications: Ground Floor, Tadar Tang Complex, Beside Rajdhani Petrol Pump, A Sector, District Papum Pare - 791110Tadar Robin9436604184 / 8974695943
18SikkimGangtokCollection PointGoodwill Services: Tibet Road, Old IPR Building, Gangtok - 737101Vikas Prasad9800345745 / 9933033990
19Andhra PradeshVijayawadaCollection PointSavex Technologies Private Limited: Door No. 60-9-10/5, Dr. Chennupati, Shyamprasad Street, Siddhartha Nagar, Near Lalitha Jewellery, Vijawada - 520010, Krishna DistrictSudhakar Chinnam9348381135
20AssamGuwahatiCollection PointSavex Technologies Private Limited: Ground Floor, Shiv Narayan Complex/Near Central Bank Regional Office/Shaktigarh Path, Abc Point/Gs Road, Guwahati - 781005Nongthanbam Sujit Singha9707025637
21BiharPatnaCollection PointSavex Technologies Private Limited: N-27, Professor Colony, Kankarbagh, Patna - 800020Shiv Kumar Jha9835601087
22ChhattisgarhRaipurCollection PointSavex Technologies Private Limited: House No- E - 7/8 , Sector - 5, Devendra Nagar, Raipur - 492009Vijay Sinha8519002073
23ChandigarhChandigarhCollection PointSavex Technologies Private Limited: Plot No. 333, Industrial Area Phase-1 Chandigarh, Back Side Chandigarh Sweets - 160002Desh Raj Sharma9216205148
24GujaratSuratCollection PointSavex Technologies Private Limited: Shop No.1, First Floor, Somnath Complex, Guru Govind Nagar Society Opp. Navyug Tel Exchang Surat - 395009Mukesh R. Surati9824041811
25OrissaBhubaneshwarCollection PointSavex Technologies Private Limited: Plot No 57, Near Saheed Nagar Water Tank, Bhubaneswar-751007Ajaya Kumar Hota7205840770
26TelanganaSecunderabadCollection PointSavex Technologies Private Limited: 2 & 3, Surve No.181, S K Reddy Complex, Chitta Reddy Colony,Tarbund X Roads, Secunderabad - 500 009K. Nagendra Rao9908379333
27PuducherryPuducherryCollection PointSavex Technologies Private Limited: No.21, Plot No.77, 2nd Cross Street Pon Nagar Rediyarpalayam Pondichery - 605010Mr. M. Senthil Kumar9751293201
28MeghalayaShillongCollection PointImpulse Ngo Office: Near Horse Shoe Building, Lower Lachumere, Shillong - 793002Ms. Rosana8014629928
29MizoramMamitCollection PointPresbyterian English School: Venghlun, Village Mamit, Mizoram - 796441Pc Lalhruaitluanga9862974776
30HaryanaGurugramCollection PointKaro Sambhav: 409, Fourth Floor, Suncity Business Tower, Golf Course Road, Sector 54, Gurugram - 122002Tarun Vij0124-4551067
31KarnatakaBengaluruCollection PointKaro Sambhav: #25, First Floor, 2Nd Main, Banashankari, 3Rd Phase, 3rd Stage, Bangalore - 560085Vikram9945565929