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Characterization of Lead Leachability from Cathode Ray Tubes Using the Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure [PDF]
Abstract: A characterization of 36 CRTs were processed and analyzed for lead using the toxicity characteristic leaching procedure (TCLP). An average concentration of 18.5 mg/L lead was found, with the most significant portion in the frit seal, found in the funnel portion of color CRTs. This exceeds the regulatory limit of 5.0 mg/L.
Source: The William W. Bill Hinkley Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste Management, University of Florida

Computer Display Industry and Technology Profile
Abstract: Overview of CRT and LCD computer monitor markets and technologies, plus basic operation and manufacturing of CRTs and thin-film transistor (TFT)-LCDs.
Source: EPA, Design for the Environment

Easier Recycling of Cathode Ray Tubes
Abstract: Fact sheet describing EPA Office of Solid Wastes streamlined management of cathode ray tubes (CRTs), allowing them to be safely stored (up to one year) and properly transported for recycling without being considered hazardous waste.
Source: U.S. EPA, Office of Solid Waste

Recycling Used Electronics, Report on Minnesota's Demonstration Project [PDF]
Abstract: This report summarizes a public/private effort in 1999 and 2000 to identify costs and barriers to recycling used electronic products. It includes characterization of the consumer waste electronics stream; 700 tons of waste electronics were collected in three months at 64 collection sites. Details about conducting the collection events are included.
Source: Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance

Universal Waste
Abstract: Fact sheet on universal wastes in California that cannot be disposed in the trash, including fluorescent lamps, cathode ray tubes (CRTs), instruments that contain mercury, batteries, and others.
Source: California Integrated Waste Management Board


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