Mercury Thermometers and Your Family's Health
How to handle mercury thermometers in the home.
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Welcome to the Mercury-Thermometers Topic Hub™, a guide to basic information with
links to additional on-line resources.
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.
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 werent able to answer by using this topic hub.
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.