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Background and Overview
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Mercury-Thermostats: Table of Contents

Welcome to the Mercury-Thermostats Topic Hub. Information and links to on-line pollution prevention resources for Mercury-Thermostats 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 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.

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: 08/01/2003

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Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
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