Mercury Recycling News

  • Econs support to `Make Mercury History`

    The second part of our business year 2018 is characterized by our activities to treat mercury. Specifically, ...

  • Largest mercury treatment plant by econ opened in Australia

    Econ industries is proud to announce the completion of a game-changing new facility for mercury waste management in Karratha, in the northwestern part of Australia. In July, Contract resources, a catalyst handling and mechanical services company, opened the largest mercury treatment plant in the southern hemisphere. Thereby, it eliminates the need to export mercury-contaminated waste from ...

  • 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

  • Mercury waste treatment

    For many years we have been dealing with all types of mercury waste: Sludge, solids, waste lamps, catalysts, building rubble and various other wastes. Today one of our Business Development Engineers would like to share some of his experiences with you. to give you a short introduction to the wide field of mercury waste treatment: What is mercury and why is it so special? Mercury, ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Use of mercury in gold mining stirs controversy in Brazil

    Scientists in Brazil have expressed concern that new regulations in the country's Amazonas state continue to permit the use of mercury in gold mining, and have put forward what they say are more environmentally-friendly alternatives. Mercury is used mainly in small-scale 'artisanal' mining, using amalgamation processes that extract gold from other minerals by binding it to the mercury, and then ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • American Dental Association Pleased With UNEP Treaty Outcomes

     The American Dental Association (ADA) is very pleased by the agreed upon provisions related to dental amalgam included in the United Nations Environment Program proposed mercury treaty. Delegates from more than 130 countries gathered in Geneva to develop the global treaty aimed at limiting emissions. Burning of coal is the largest single manmade source of mercury in the ...

  • EPA will propose rule to protect waterways by reducing mercury from dental offices / existing technology is available to capture dental mercury (DC)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced it intends to propose a rule to reduce mercury waste from dental offices. Dental amalgams, or fillings containing mercury, account for 3.7 tons of mercury discharged from dental offices each year. The mercury waste results when old mercury fillings are replaced with new ones. The mercury in dental fillings is flushed into chair-side ...

  • Mercury Recycling suffers drop in sales

    Lamp and mercury waste recycler Mercury Recycling is looking at expanding into battery and LCD display recycling after it experienced a 9% sales drop in 2009. Its preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2009 showed that Mercury Recycling remained profitable despite sales dropping from GBP£3.074 million to GBP£2.789 million in 2009. Pre-tax profits finished at GBP£333,000 but were down ...

  • Can mercury from dental fillings travel through teeth?

    Dental amalgam fillings made with mercury have been used for many years, but there are concerns about the risk to human health. A recent study suggests that mercury can travel through the tooth and enter the tooth’s active bloodstream. This is another route of exposure to mercury in addition to the release of the toxin from the surface of the filling. It is known that biting and chewing can erode ...

  • EPA and Dell to join together to hold eCycling event

    EPA and Dell Inc. will join together to encourage greater-Washington, D.C. area residents and businesses to recycle unwanted computer equipment and cell phones at the 3rd annual EPA eCycling Event on Saturday, April 18 at the National Harbor in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The eCycling event will be held at the Plateau from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Area residents can bring any make or model ...

  • Development of a NASA prototype unit-dynaJets

    DYNAFLOW, INC. has successfully developed a prototype water reclamation and disinfection unit for NASA Advanced Life Support Systems. The prototype loop design is based on DYNAFLOW’s cavitating jet technology using the DYNAJETS® developed through funding provided by NASA. Through this development, the capability of the DYNAJETS® to both oxidize organic compounds and to disinfect contaminated ...


    By Dynaflow, Inc.

  • Major mercury protection law passes congress, will prevent exports

    Critical legislation that will help protect Americans and people around the world from mercury poisoning by banning the export of elemental mercury from the United States was recently passed by Congress, according to scientists and policy experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The new law, called the Mercury Market Minimization Act (S.906), puts an end to the cycle of poison ...

  • Compact Fluorescent Disposal Simplified

    CFLs have gained momentum with the latest green push and Wal-Mart's commitment to sell 100 million over the next year. Despite high front-end costs, compact fluorescents use 50-80% less energy and last up to 10 times longer than traditional incandescents. Additionally, CFLs reduce air and water pollution, give off high-quality light and can be used nearly everywhere. Despite the obvious ...


    By Air Cycle Corporation

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