A Study on Environmental Awareness and Responsibility of Disposal of Old Mobile Phones
Nanda Prakash, Student, Department of Management, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kollam (Kerala), India.
Manuscript received on April 30, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on May 14, 2019. | Manuscript published on May 15, 2019. | PP: 25-28 | Volume-3 Issue-9, May 2019. | Retrieval Number: I0251043919 /19©BEIESP
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Abstract: With the increasing usage of mobile phones and access to the new technologies in recent years the challenges concerning with disposal of old mobile phones are making trouble. To understand more about the topic two variables relating to the topic are considered awareness and ascribed responsibility. The study tries to identify the people’s awareness towards the old mobile phone disposal and level of ascribed responsibility in people towards improving the concern of e-waste. The study is conducted with students as the respondents to understand about the topic. It helps to know the environmental awareness of people from with diverse background to contribute towards the socially acceptable ways of old mobile phone disposal
Keywords: Environmental Awareness, E-Waste, Mobile Phone Disposal.