Mercury Recycling Reduces Mine Risks

We talk a lot about how mercury recycling leads to a cleaner environment by reducing the amount of mercury containing waste that gets thrown away, but recycling also reduces the environmental contamination associated with mining mercury-containing ore (see image) in the first place. Writing in Waste Management World, Christer Sundberg of Swedish company MRT System International AB examines some of the issues.

Mining mercury adds to contamination

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