Pratical Sourcebook on Mercury Waste Storage and Disposal
The Sourcebook is a practical introduction to mercury waste storage and disposal. It is not a detailed technical guidance. The aim of the project is to enhance the capacity of governments and other relevant stakeholders to store and dispose mercury wastes in an environmentally sound manner.
Waste Management Project
This project deals with the management of mercury and mercury-containing waste within five participating countries Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chile, Pakistan, and Philippines, with the ultimate goal of minimizing the impact of harmful substances and hazardous waste.
Technical and Economic Assessment of Mercury-containing Tailings
The Mercury Waste Management project is amended by a technical, chemical and economic assessment of mercury-containing and mercury-contaminated tailings from the mining sector in developing countries. A feasibility study was undertaken in some developing countries that produced/produce precious metals or mercury and are left with mercury-containing tailings.
Waste-Storage Pilot Projects
Global Picture of Mercury
Toolbox Household and Community Project report - Awareness raising brochure
Video Training Project on Cleanup and Temporary Storage of Mercury Waste in Health Care Facilities -
Following decision VIII/33 of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, technical guidelines are under development.
Activities and Projects
Reports and Publications
Partnership Area Profile
Partnership Business Plan