[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Lead and leaded glass..



Jill A Engel-Cox wrote:
> 
>      Hi All...
> 
>      As a major DOE clean-up Site, we will be generating a large quantity
>      of lead in many forms.  After it is decontaminated, we would like to
>      recycle it.  About 60% by volume is leaded glass from gloveboxes, and
>      the remainder is bricks, plugs, etc.
> 
>      I am looking for ideas on:
>         How to decontaminte it, generating the least amount of secondary
>      waste; and
>         How to best reuse large quantities of lead, in particular leaded
>      glass.
> 
>      Thanx for any help you can provide!
> 
> 
>      Jill A. Engel-Cox
>      ja.engelcox@pnl.gov
>      Pollution Prevention Coordinator
>      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

This does not sound like a P2 question.  Further, my gut feel is that
you should not recycle the lead.  Keep it out of the product cycle.

George Cushnie
NFMRC
http://www.nmfrc.org