Module  4

 

Key action points for recovery/recycling of mercury wastes

  • Use environmentally sound recovery/recycling processes to extract and purify the mercury contained in the waste for reuse or disposal operations and to decontaminate the waste
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  • Ensure that recovery/recycling facilities:
    • Establish a mass balance
    • Operate the system under negative pressure
    • Capture mercury in the exhaust air and wastewater
    • Monitor emissions and releases

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