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Mercury-Thermostats: Table of Contents

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 werenÂ’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.

Topic Hub™ Last Updated: 07/13/2006
This 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

Peaks to Prairies is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange™, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WRPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).