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[GreenYes] Re: does mercury recycling lead to more use in gold refining?


At 06:48 AM 2/21/2007, Reindl, John wrote:
>It should be again noted that a mercury flow model done last year for EPA
>shows that the amount of mercury going the environment each year in the US
>from products is three times the amount of mercury released to the air
>from coal-burning power plants. This is an area that we as recycling
>program managers can actively participate in.... by providing end-of-pipe
>clean-up programs, or by putting pressure on senior governments to
>ban/restrict use of mercury and require companies using mercury in their
>products to provide cradle-to-cradle care in all markets where their
>products are traded?

Helen.
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