Report on Mercury Hot-spots in Bangladesh


In 2012 our staff completed a study on country situation of mercury (Hg) sources, products and hot spots in Bangladesh. In thisstudy ESDO identified Hg sources and products in Bangladesh, Hg consumption and emission from different sectors, Hg waste disposal system in different sectors, and people’s perception regarding Hg hazards
. The report covered 9 different industries:

  • Hg use in and release from Cement industry
  • Hg use in and release from Chlor alkali factory
  • Hg use in and release from Health care sector
  • Hg use in and release from Beauty products consumption
  • Hg use in and release from Beauty product manufacturer
  • Hg use in and release from Electrical and electronics equipment
  • Hg use in and release from Jewelery
  • Hg use in and release from Parlour and saloon
  • Hg use in and release from Battery industry

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One response to “Report on Mercury Hot-spots in Bangladesh”

  1. rabbani says:

    Very nice article. We also want hg free world

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