Priti Mahesh is currently the Chief Programme Coordinator at Toxics Link. She has been campaigning on the issues of waste and chemicals for more than a decade, with special focus on e-waste, plastic and urban hotspots. Priti has researched, written and presented about issues ranging from e-waste and bio medical waste to industrial pollution, and from mercury to plastics. She has an in-depth understanding of the informal recycling space and has written about different models to integrate them in the emerging scenarios of waste management. She has also authored many publications on some of these issues.
There are different ways to make gadgets deliberately obsolete; through its quality, its functionality, and/or its appearance. One of the common methods used by the electronics industry ‘designing for limited repair’.