Progress in mercury recycling

June 2008
Ecos;Jun/Jul2008, Issue 143, p5
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The article reports on the opening of CMA Ecocycle's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-licensed mercury and distillation plant in Melbourne, Victoria. The facility is worth $10 million and is considered EPA's first mercury recovery and distillation plant with a capacity to recover and process the mercury, aluminum and glass from most of the 90 million energy-efficient light bulbs and fluorescent tubes disposed yearly including the mercury from the dental, medical, mining, defence and chemical industries.


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