Switzerland to ban lead-contaminated wood in waste wood facilitiesStaff writer ▼ | October 20, 2015
As of mid-November, lead-contaminated wood will no longer be permitted as fuel in Swiss waste wood incineration facilities.
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The new regulation is part of an amendment to Switzerland's clean air law, due to take effect on 16 November. Wood wastes covered by the ban include, for instance, window frames coated with lead-based paints. ■