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  1. Consumers should have to pay for disposal of electronic waste

    Posted May 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is toxic. It contains heavy metals such as cadmium, lead, barium and mercury. These metals are poisonous, and sufficient quantities ingested can prove fatal. They can be absorbed by smaller ...

  2. Exporters see red over EU green rules

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... will ban all electrical and electronic equipment containing excess amounts of substances including lead, cadmium, mercury and certain flame retardant materials from July next year. 'Hong Kong ... hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment Lead Cadmium Mercury Hexavalent chromium Polybrominated byphenyl polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardants ...

  3. 80 tonnes of batteries for recycling

    Posted Apr 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... so next year we may not be able to produce so much recycling material, although we expect around 35 tonnes.' Metals including nickel and cadmium in batteries could be reused to produce ...

  4. Saving the planet a matter of style

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... from textile and dyeing factories on the mainland. A recent expose by Greenpeace brought media attention to discharges containing large amounts of metals such as copper, cadmium and lead ...

  5. 'Science fiction' waste solution a real option

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... an array of toxic molecules, along with mercury and cadmium. And chemicals not emitted to the air are trapped in chimney ash so toxic it can qualify as hazardous waste. So incineration looks ...

  6. Toxic e-waste exposed to the elements in open-air depots

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... difficulties and cardiac irregularities Cadmium: kidney and skeletal damage Brominated flame retardant: cognitive deficits; impact on thyroid and sex hormone secretion PVC: releases dioxins and other ...



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