In our commitment to ensure a greener tomorrow, Xiaomi is offering an e-waste take-back & recycling service that adheres to the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022 issued by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India. To act responsibly towards the environment, we have pledged to recycle electronic items, such as mobiles, power banks, speakers, headphones, fans, and other electronic and electrical products as per the rules that are intended to be discarded as waste by the consumer. When an electronic product reaches the end of its life, we take it back and recycle it. All Xiaomi products are RoHS compliant. The objective of Xiaomi’s endeavour with the Recyclers is to create an efficient, transparent, scaled operational system which will make responsible management of e-waste across the country a norm.
Here is the list of recylers associated with Xiaomi.
Vardhman Sales Agency (Namo Waste Management)
Mahalaxmi Metalloys India Pvt. Ltd.
Reteck Envirotech Pvt. Ltd.
To find out the about collection centre details and for more queries, call 1800-123-5124, it's a toll free number of Namo Waste Management.
To schedule you e-waste pickup, please fill out this form to schedule your pickup.
As part of restricting harmful substances from our products, all Xiaomi products are in the conformity with the strict requirements of Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment of the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022, also known as the RoHS Directive. Find RoHS declaration.
Examples of materials restricted by RoHS include lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, and the brominated flame retardants (BFRs) PBB and PBDE.
Dispose your e-waste only with responsible PROs/ Producer Take Back channels
Don’t sell your e-waste to the informal sector
Make sure that all your important personal and professional data you wish to keep is backed-up and removed from your device, preferably opt for factory data reset of your mobile phones and other device before disposal.
Remember to remove your SIM and memory cards before dropping your phone into a collection point. Batteries, chargers and other accessories can also be recycled at these points
Do not mix these products in your home dust-bins with other municipal waste.
HOW DOES THE TAKE BACK PROGRAM WORK?
Simply fill out the e-waste recycling form after logging into your Mi Account. Our Authorised e-waste recycler will contact you to pick up e-waste from your location.
What is E-Waste ?
Electronics appliances such as mobile phones, computers, laptops, printers, speakers or even their parts which are discarded and have reached the end of their useful life are called "E-waste"
Why Recycle E-Waste ?
Helps in Reducing Pollution
Conserves Energy and Resources
HOW DOES THE TAKE BACK PROGRAM WORK?
Simply fill out e-waste recycling form after logging into your Mi Account. Our Authorised e-waste recycler will contact you to pick up e-waste from your location.
WHAT CAN I RECYCLE?
Under E-Waste Management & Handling Rules 2022, we will accept and recycle all mobile phones, chargers, speakers, headphones, and other electronic products sold in India, irrespective of their brand. It is advisable that you secure and erase all the data in your electronic devices before depositing them with us. Notwithstanding anything contained herein Mi India, its Affiliates’ or its agents and representatives are not responsible for the breach or loss of any of your data.
DO I HAVE TO PAY TO GET MY ELECTRONICS RECYCLED?
Consumers do not have to pay any fee to recycle products sold in India.
WILL I GET ANY MONETARY BENEFIT/DISCOUNT BY GIVING BACK THE UNUSED PRODUCTS IN THIS TAKEBACK AND RECYCLING PROGRAM?
A discount coupon worth ₹100 for every pickup request will be added to your registered Mi account once your phone(s) is successfully picked up. Coupon will be applicable on minimum purchase value of ₹ 1000 only on accessories. Please note that coupons will only be given to customers who provide complete phone units only, not spare parts or other products. Customers will get coupons within 14 days of the pickup date. Mi India shall reserve the right to issue or reject the coupons at its sole discretion.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO COLLECT MY PRODUCTS?
Mi India’s authorized recycler will contact you within 2 working days. Products will be collected within 15 days of raising the pickup request. Collection time will vary depending on your area of pickup