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UN Environment & ISWA – Practical Sourcebook on Mercury Waste Storage and Disposal

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The Practical Sourcebook on Mercury Waste Storage and Disposal is an informative tool that aims to enhance the capacity of governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure the environmentally sound storage and disposal of the major types of mercury wastes. The content of the ‘Sourcebook’ is based on the updated technical guidelines for the environmentally sound management of wastes consisting of, containing, or contaminated with mercury or mercury compounds’, recently adopted by the Conference of the Parties of the Basel Convention.

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