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Economic returns

Although it is predicted that there will be some 102,000 tonnes of waste cathode ray tube (CRT) glass in the waste stream by 2012, with 90,000 tonnes coming from TVs, there remain limited options for reuse and landfill continues to be the cheapest option. However, a project by the Industry Council for Electronic Equipment Recycling (ICER) not only examined potential applications for CRT glass, but also focused on current and emerging techniques for separating the leaded and ...