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Welcome to the Mercury-Thermostats Topic Hub™, a guide to basic information with links to additional on-line resources.

Background and Overview
Information on the types of thermostats and how mercury is used.

Market Information
Quantities of mercury thermostats in the US.

Collection Programs
Approaches to collect mercury thermostats, including the Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC).

Alternative Products
Mercury-free alternatives, their functioning and their energy efficiency benefits.

Handling, Recycling & Disposal
information on regulatory requirements and mercury recyclers.

Spills
Requirements for reporting spills and instructions on cleaning up small spills.

Mercury Reduction Programs
Activities of assistance programs focused on reducing mercury emissions.

Where To Go for Help
Experts in the northeast and nationally that can answer any questions you weren’t able to answer by using this topic hub.

Complete List of Links
Lists all resources cataloged in this hub. If you know of resources relating to this topic, please let us know. We will review all suggestions and include them in the hub if they provide non-biased information not currently covered.

 


The Topic Hub™ is a product of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx)

The Mercury-Thermostats Topic Hub™ was developed by:

Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
Contact email: abray@newmoa.org

Hub Last Updated: 10/16/2009

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