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Towards greener disposal of waste cathode ray tubes via ultrasonically enhanced lead leaching

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The disposal of waste cathode ray tubes (CRT) from old televisions and discarded computer monitors is rapidly becoming an issue of growing environmental concern due to the leaching of lead and other toxins by groundwater from landfill sites. Imminent legislation in both the EU and the USA is likely to demand much stricter control on the disposal of such hazardous electronic equipment, with a drive towards lead removal prior to landfill and/or recycling. This paper describes the use of power u...

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10.1039/b102671m

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Chemistry
Sub department:
Physical & Theoretical Chem
Role:
Author
Journal:
GREEN CHEMISTRY More from this journal
Volume:
3
Issue:
4
Pages:
149-155
Publication date:
2001-08-01
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EISSN:
1463-9270
ISSN:
1463-9262
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:37899
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uuid:b7f959e9-1fd3-416f-b7e2-f795a3bb9b75
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pubs:37899
Source identifiers:
37899
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2012-12-19

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