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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
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.
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Hub Last Updated: 08/01/2003