The electronic industry is the worldâ€™s largest and fastest growing manufacturing industry in the world. The increasing â€œmarket penetrationâ€ in developing countries, â€œreplacement marketâ€ in developed countries and â€œhigh obsolescence rateâ€ of electrical and electronic goods make electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) one of the fastest growing waste streams. E-waste is valuable source for secondary raw material but harmful if treated and discarded improperly as it contains many toxic components such as lead, cadmium, mercury, polychlorinated biphenlys etc. (Bandyopadhyay, 2010.
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