De-coated CRT glass from US heading to China
Sep 27, 2005 | 09:59 AM
| Paul Schaffer
The cathode ray tube (CRT) is alive and well in China as a component of newly made equipment, and Amandi Services Inc. says de-coated glass from discarded U.S. electronics will soon be heading there as a recyclable raw material.
China's government declared imports of electronic scrap illegal several years ago. However, the latest rulebook allows for the arrival of crushed cullet glass if 99 percent of the hazardous or unhelpful coatings have been removed, according to David Cauchi, Amandi's senior vice president of business development, based in Mesa, Ariz.Cauchi said his company has been negotiating the necessary permissions and certifications and hopes to begin shipping to China by the end of this year.....
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