Mercury Recycling News

  • 16th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2017

    The 16th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2017 will take place from January 17 – 20, 2017 in Salzburg, Austria. IERC 2017 is the recycling industry’s most important event, bringing together over 500 international experts: producers, recyclers, equipment manufacturers, recycling associations, standards bodies, refurbishers, NGOs, regulators and ...

  • Brian Henry named portfolio federal project director for Y-12 cleanup

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) has named Brian Henry as its new portfolio federal project director for cleanup at the Y-12 National Security Complex. As the portfolio federal project director, Henry oversees all of the planning and execution for Y-12’s current and upcoming cleanup projects, including all decontamination, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Mercury Removal from Exhaust Stacks and Process Gas is a Shifting Billion Dollar/yr. Market

    New technologies, geographies and regulations are creating an ever changing market for mercury removal from exhaust stacks and process gases. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in N056 Mercury Air Reduction Market. The largest application is coal-fired boilers. Natural gas purification, sewage sludge incinerators, waste-to-energy plants and other facilities are significant ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Electronics Recycling Asia, November 15 – 18, 2016, Macau, China

    The world’s reliance on electronic products and digital information continues to feed into the corresponding challenge of how best to recycle the electric- and battery-powered devices that touch all aspects of daily life. The 2016 edition of Electronics Recycling Asia, the premier electronics recycling conference in the Asia-Pacific region, will again explore the considerable ...

  • econ VacuDry Technology safely separates oil, water and mercury from the solids

    Common drilling procedures for oil and gas, used widely around the world, produce a consistently increasing amount drill cuttings containing oil. Our VacuDry® technology (vacuum distillation) is designed to safely separate oil, water and mercury from the solids (including NORM), allowing reuse of the oil and safe disposal of the water, mercury, solids and NORM. Treatment of drill cuttings is ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Collimated Beam Device

    The PearlBeam from AquiSense Technologies is a compact collimated beam device employing UV-C LEDs emitting radiation in the germicidal range. Its small size and ease of use allows the realization of a table-top homogenized UV delivery system, which can be operated virtually anywhere in laboratory or even field locations. Unlike mercury-lamp systems, the PearlBeam features a narrow-band ...


    By AquiSense Technologies

  • Oliver Lawal awarded the IUVA Volunteer Award and named IUVA President-Elect

    On February 2nd AquiSense’s President Oliver Lawal was named the winner of the International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) UV Light Award for Volunteer Recognition 2016 as well as the President-Elect for IUVA.  The award was presented to Oliver for his dedication to furthering the mission of the IUVA and special work over the past ...


    By AquiSense Technologies

  • econ industries will deliver the largest and most efficient recycling facility for drilling fluids

    Recycling of synthetic drilling fluids from drill cuttings with VacuDry® equipment is state-of-the-art since several years. Now, we are proud to inform you about the delivery of the largest and most efficient recycling facility for drilling fluids that was ever built. Consisting of 4 pcs. of VacuDry® 12,000 evaporators this delivery will be able to treat around 40,000 tons of fresh drill ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Environnement S.A launches Ecodesigned AQMS e-Series of analyzers

    The e-Series of analyzers has been designed with a special consideration to the environmental impacts of the product during its whole lifecycle. The measurement modules of the e-Series are fitted in closed cell expanded polypropylene foam (EPP*) that has outstanding cushioning properties, high strength-to-weight ratio and efficient thermal and electrical insulation. Components such as ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • EPA Administrator Traveling to Japan to Highlight and Advance Environmental Bilateral Cooperation

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will travel to Japan from August 23-29 to advance environmental bilateral cooperation between the U.S. Government and the Government of Japan. The trip builds on outcomes agreed to during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s state visit to the U.S. in April 2015. EPA’s bilateral relationship with Japan is rooted in ...

  • UNEP and Brazil Launch Research Project to Manage Mercury Risks

    Brazil's Ministry of Environment (MoE) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today launched a new research project to help manage environmental health risks from mercury. The project, Development of Minamata Convention on Mercury - Initial Assessment in Brazil, aims to facilitate the ratification and early implementation of the Minamata Convention by providing key stakeholders in ...

  • Recycling Solutions for our customers

    In order to fulfill our obligations, SAPHYMO has joined Recyclum and is now contributing in financing its collection and recycling organization, which has been agreed for professional waste electrical equipment (DEEE Pro). Through this voluntary commitment the customers of SAPHYMO can benefit from easy solutions, free of charge, to recycle the provided equipment. This non-profit ...


    By Saphymo

  • EPA chief: Climate plan on track despite mercury ruling

    A Supreme Court ruling that undermined a federal rule targeting mercury pollution will not affect the Obama administration's plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions to slow the effects of global warming, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said she was disappointed with last week's court ruling, but said comparing the mercury rule to the ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA Directs DuPont to Remove Mercury from Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released its final plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, including the areas where the Acid Brook flows into the lake, called the Acid Brook Delta. These areas are collectively referred to as the Pompton Lake Study Area. Areas of the sediment on the bottom of the lake have become contaminated ...

  • Global E-Waste volume hits new peak in 2014

    In 2014, people worldwide discarded all but a small fraction of an estimated 41.8 million metric tonnes (Mt) of electrical and electronic products according to a new United Nations University report. And the volume of e-waste is expected to rise by 21% to 50 million Mt in 2018. According to the report, just two countries — the US and China — discarded nearly one-third of the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Mercury incident at Banks, Oregon home requires EPA emergency cleanup

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed an emergency cleanup of elemental mercury at a residential home in Banks, Oregon. EPA worked closely with state and local authorities to complete the cleanup and ensure that public health and the environment were not harmed. On April 16, EPA received a request for assistance from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality concerning a ...

  • Recycle e-waste as spring cleaning starts!

    Spring Recycling! It’s that time of year where people are working on their spring cleaning. But before you start clearing your house of clutter, be careful what you’re doing with your old electronics. Often times these items contain hazardous material like lead and mercury, which are harmful to the environment. Anything with a power chord or a circuit board should be ...


    By Dynamic Recycling

  • Recycling Solutions for our customer

    In order to fulfill our obligations, SAPHYMO has joined Recyclum and is now contributing in financing its collection and recycling organization, which has been agreed for professional waste electrical equipment (DEEE Pro). Through this voluntary commitment the customers of SAPHYMO can benefit from easy solutions, free of charge, to recycle the provided equipment. This non-profit ...


  • Get to know VaCure

    econ industries´ competence to provide solutions to deal with mercury wastes is worldwide unique. Now, we are the only company worldwide, offering the VaCure systems: mobile mercury stabilisation units placed in a 40 ft container. In terms of flexibility, safety and eco friendliness this solution is unrivaled for final disposal of mercury waste. VaCure units are the ideal solution for ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Save Money and The Environment, One Battery at a Time

    CP Lab Safety, a lab and industrial supply company and manufacturer of the health-preserving ECO Funnel, announced today that it is introducing a new, eco-friendly product in its endeavor to make the world a healthier, safer place: the ECO Battery Bin™.  The ECO Battery Bin™ is the latest innovation in the company's ongoing effort to promote proper ...


    By CP Lab Safety

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