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  1. MTR calls for acid batteries to be added to alkaline recycling plan

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... two years would be 15 to 20 per cent, with 38 participating companies. So far, 26 tonnes have been shipped to a contractor in South Korea where cobalt, nickel, cadmium and other metals will be recovered from the batteries and sold for reuse in stainless steel production, as magnetic alloys and in cadmium batteries, Dr Chiu said. The MTR's seven tonnes of used alkaline batteries come ...

  2. Green group fears mass dumping of old TV sets

    Posted Dec 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be dumped by consumers were cathode-ray-tube (CRT) types, which contained poisonous heavy metals including lead, cadmium and mercury. 'Improper handling of CRT sets can pollute the soil ...

  3. World Changing: A User's Guide for the 21st Century

    Posted Jan 14th 2007, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... it ends up lingering in toxic landfills for years. Computers and mobile phones, with their toxic nickel-cadmium batteries, are particularly bad offenders. But the authors know we're not going ...

  4. Greens fear Windows upgrade will spur waste

    Posted Jan 21st 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron, Raymond Ma

    ... used in computer monitors, circuit boards and soldering. Highly toxic to humans and the environment. Cadmium: used in rechargeable laptop batteries and older monitors. Long-term exposure, from ...

  5. PC PCs

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of hazardous materials and the ease with which a machine's enclosure can be disassembled. Compared with traditional computer equipment, Epeat-registered hardware has reduced levels of cadmium ...

  6. To infinity and beyond

    Posted Jul 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cadmium (NiCad) battery, the kit uses three reuseable hydride storage prototypes to feed a 7.2V fuel cell. That set-up powers the car four to five times longer than a NiCad battery would. ...



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