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Background and Overview
Collection & Exchange
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All Mercury-Thermometers links

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Mercury Thermometers and Your Family's Health (pdf...
How to handle mercury thermometers in the home.

Mercury-Thermometers: Table of Contents

Welcome to the Mercury-Thermometers Topic Hub. Information and links to on-line pollution prevention resources for Mercury-Thermometers are presented here. Each section references "essential links" and the search (provided at left) can help you find more specifically the resources you need. The sections in this hub are:

Background and Overview - information on where thermometers are used.

Collection & Exchange - tips for state and local programs interested in sponsoring a thermometer exchange program; also contains helpful tools.

Alternative Products - discussion of mercury-free alternatives and why they are preferrable.

Handling, Recycling & Disposal - includes requirements and lists of recyclers.

Spills - how to clean up spills when they occur.

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

Hub Last Updated: 07/07/2003

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The Mercury-Thermometers Topic Hub was developed by:
Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
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