Scrap Monster

EDITION
AERC conducts free E-recycling collection event
eLot opens new bulb recycling plant in NewYork
By   09 Feb 2012  Last updated at  07:11:30 GMT
A power utility in South India,Kerala State Electricity Board(KSEB) has announced plans to recycle used compact fluorescent lamps. It has joined hands with Energy Management Center to form an effective mechanism for recycling used compact fluorescent lamps(CFL), which is a need of the hour.

TRIVANDRUM, INDIA (Scrap Monster): A power utility in South India,Kerala State Electricity Board(KSEB) has announced plans to recycle used compact fluorescent lamps. It has joined hands with Energy Management Center to form an effective mechanism for recycling used compact fluorescent lamps(CFL), which is a need of the hour.

KSEB has been taking steps to promote the use of CFL in place of incandescent lamps to save energy. It had supplied about 1.25 crore CFL's to customers and large number is stored in its offices, Times of India reported.

Disposal of CFL is a serious issue as it contains mercury which is hazardous for the environment.

KSEB will start a system by which consumers can surrender damaged and used CFL's instead of disposing it.

KM Dharesan Unnithan, director, Energy Management Centre said that the aluminium and mercury in the damaged CFL's can be effectively retreived and recycled for various other purposes. The program will soon be extended to the general public also.

M Muhammed Ali Rawther, member, transmission and generation operation of KSEB, told that KSEB has decided to recycle CFL's on the grounds it will cause gross damage to mother earth, Times of India report added.

Also Read:
June 25th 2015
The Chinese e-waste recycling industry reported significant growth during 2014. However, the is not free from challenges, says experts.
June 19th 2015
The Fresno County Ag Task Force brought together local recyclers on Thursday to update them
June 19th 2015
The newly released report by the US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) states that the national recovery rate for
June 18th 2015
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has signed agreements with two prominent CRT glass processors to
S
Computer & Electronics Recycling
Ehrenberg
G
Computer & Electronics Recycling
Rugby
E
Computer & Electronics Recycling
Sherbrooke
P
Computer & Electronics Recycling
Tychy
A
Computer & Electronics Recycling
Los Angeles