March 31, 2005
Ministry of the Environment published the enforcement status of the Law for the Control of Export, Import and Others of Specified Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes (hereinafter referred to as the "Basel Law") from January to December 2004 (Table).
Exported specified hazardous wastes for which movement documents were issued include lead scrap, soldering scrap, lead ash, lead residue and waste potassium nitrate, which are exported to recover metals.
Imported specified hazardous wastes for which movement documents were issued include copper sludge, silver sludge, glass cullet (clusters of cathode-ray tubes), scrap of electronic parts, nickel-cadmium batteries, waste oil, copper scrap, copper ash, metal scrap, TF alloy, base scrap, mounting board, used fluorescent bulb, high pressure discharge lamp, fly ash, liquid crystal/CRT. Most of the imported wastes are for recovery of metals or recycle of glasses. One case was for incineration.
Administrative disposition made based on the Basel Law
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|Note:||Figures in parentheses are for 2003.|
|* Table||Export and Import of Specified Hazardous Wastes|