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GLRPPR Sector Resource: A Pollution Prevention Guide to Reducing Mercury Emissions from Health Care Facility Incinerators

Title:
A Pollution Prevention Guide to Reducing Mercury Emissions from Health Care Facility Incinerators

Abstract:
The recommendations in this guidance document will help minimize or eliminate mercury releases from health care facility incinerators. Includes information on medical instruments and products that may contain mercury, laboratory chemicals that may contain mercury, benefits of mercury source reduction, recommended actions to be taken, best management practices for the management of mercury in health care facilities, mercury free alternatives, and mercury recyclers in the Northeast U.S. (PDF format; Length: 11 pages)

URL:
http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ppu/merchosp.pdf

Source:
New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation

Resource Type:
Manual/handbook/curriculum

Date of Publication:
September 1999

Associated Sectors:

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).

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