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ILMC Brochure

Provides an overview of the ILMC and its planned activities

- available as a PDF and an HTML document.

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ILMC Ceramics Handbook

This book contains a comprehensive body of technical data to enable all those interested in lead glazes for foodware to easily access relevant information in a single source.  Several levels of information have been incorporated to address various needs including, detailed glaze compositions and lead extraction . This Handbook explains the safe use of lead-containing ceramic glazes and decorations in a range of industries from the large manufacturers to smaller cottage industries. Available as a printable PDF (3 MB).

ILMC Ceramics Primer for the non-Ceramist

A fifteen page overview of the safe use of lead glazes for the non-ceramist and those interested in ceramic glazing as a hobby. Available as a printable PDF.


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Conference Papers


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ILMC Conference Papers


Seventh Session of the Open-ended Working Group, Geneva, Switzerland - 10 – 14 May 2010

Impact of the Regional ULAB Recycling Strategies for Central America and the Caribbean

Miguel Araujo – BCRC- Central America and Mexico
Brian Wilson - ILMC


International Lead Zinc Study Group - Economic and Environment Committee, Lisbon, Portugal, 28 April 2010

The Tragedy of Recycling at Thiaroye Sur Mer, Dakar, Senegal



International Lead Zinc Study Group - Economic & Environment Committee; Seventeenth Meeting, Lisbon, Portugal. 8 - 9 October 2009



13th Asian Battery Conference - International Secondary Lead Conference.......August 31 - 1 September 2009


National Conference on“Eco-friendly Recycling of Lead & Zinc
- Prospects & Perspectives” - 8th & 9th June 2009, New Delhi


Association of Battery Recyclers
2009 Spring Meeting, Ritz Carlton Hotel, Amelia Island, Florida


Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (IFCS), Dakar, Senegal
Sixth Session - Forum VI - Monday 15 to Friday 19 September 2008


Blacksmith Institute - Bellagio, Italy - October 10 – 14, 2007
Inception Meeting - The Global Pollution Remediation Fund


3rd APRCP, Manila Feb. 28 - Mar. 2 2001



13th International Lead Conference, Brussels, June 2001


Asia Solid and Hazardous Waste
Management Conference, Kuala Lumpur, November 2001



14th International Lead Conference, Frankfurt, October 2003


SBC ULAB Recovery Project Steering Committee Meeting, Caracas, December 2003


ILZSG Economic and Environment Committee, London, April 2005

16th International Lead Conference, Budapest, June 2007


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Conference Papers

ILMC Workshop Papers

Basel Convention - Environmentally Sound Management of Spent Lead Acid Batteries in Central America and the Caribbean - Project Launching Workshop - Trinidad, May 3/4 2001

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Conference Papers

UNCTAD Workshop on Building National Capacity in Sustainable Management of Recoverable Material/Resources in Rapidly Industrializing Countries Bangkok, September 20-22 2001

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Joint Study Groups Recycling Workshop, St. Petersburg, September 2003



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ILMC Newsletter (NewsCasting)

Listed below are the high-graphics, PDF versions of NewsCasting. If you're interested in a quicker download, click here to view the text-only (HTML) versions of NewsCasting.

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ILMC Fact Sheets

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ILMC Toolbox Series

General Industrial Series

1.1 Sound Management of Solid Waste in the Lead Industry

1.2 Control and Monitoring of Atmospheric Emissions

1.3 Control and Monitoring of Liquid Effluent

1.4 Design of Lead Plant Changing Rooms and Washing Facilities

1.5 Effective Communication and Public Relations

1.6 Voluntary Agreements – The ILMC Experience

Battery Production and Recycling

2.1 The Various Types of Lead Acid Battery and the Importance of Recycling

2.3 Battery Design for Cleaner Production

2.6 Control Strategies and Policies for Recycling ULAB in the "Informal" Sector

General Population and Community Issues

4.1 Establishing a Community Care and Outreach Program

4.5 Strategies for the Remediation of Lead Contaminated Soil

4.6 Health Issues for Lead Workers and the General Population

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