Description: Improper disposal of e-waste leads to environmental pollution and this may in turn harm human health. The best way to treat e-waste is to recycle it properly. E-waste comprises many different components and requires specialised equipment to dismantle, shred, process and extract the constituent materials that can then be turned into new products ...
Description: Mercury-containing lamps are the single largest category of products that contain mercury and a significant percentage of waste mercury-containing lamps end up in landfill each year. Mercury-containing lamps can be recycled to recover the mercury, as well as the glass, plastic and phosphor powder, they contain.
Description: (or +65 6225 5632 if you are calling from overseas) *Report a littering offence. *If you wish to report a littering offence which was committed from a vehicle, please provide the following in writing: a) Full particulars (Name, NRIC or passport number, residential address) b) Contact number (preferably mobile number)
Description: the waste classification code, also referred to as LoW (List of Waste) or EWC (European Waste Catalogue) code - you can find some common classification codes in parts 2 to 6 of this guide. whether ...
Description: EPA recommends that consumers take advantage of available local options for recycling CFLs, fluorescent bulbs and other bulbs that contain mercury, and all other household hazardous wastes, rather than disposing of them in regular household trash. Recycling prevents the release of mercury into the environment.
Description: Joining the mass movement to clean up our environment, National Bulb Recycling has developed a recycling program for all mercury containing lamps or bulbs. Beneath the glass casing, fluorescent lamps contain from 5 to 50 mg. of mercury, usually exceeding the EPA’s regulatory 2mg./liter threshold.
Description: Whether it be incandescent, halogen, fluorescent, CFLS, or LED bulbs, some bulbs contain toxic components that are hazardous to human health and can negatively impact the environment. Let's go over the proper, and safe, way to dispose of light bulbs. Incandescent light bulbs contain a wire filament in a thin, sealed glass bulb.
Description: Welcome to the Let’s Recycle Together campaign page. Let’s Recycle Together is a new campaign by Zero Waste SG. We aim to encourage more HDB residents to recycle using the existing blue recycling bins in their estates, and to educate them on recycling correctly.
Description: Australia’s environment ministers have agreed a timetable to ban the export of our waste plastic, paper, tyres and glass. National Waste Policy Action Plan. Australia’s environment ministers have agreed to the National Waste Policy Action Plan, which sets the direction for waste management in Australia until 2030.
Description: CFL bulbs contain about 5 milligrams of mercury, which can be toxic to the environment. CFL bulbs are considered hazardous waste in many areas and require a little more planning when it comes to disposal. It’s a small trade-off for the benefit of more efficient bulbs, which last longer and require less coal- or oil-fired electricity.
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