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Mercury-Schools: Table of Contents

Welcome to the Mercury-Schools Topic Hub™, a guide to basic information with links to additional on-line resources.

Background and Overview - This section contains information on the nature of the problem and reasons for focusing on mercury in K-12 schools.

Operations - This section contains detailed information on where mercury is found in schools.

Reasons for Change - This section contains the rationale for eliminating mercury from schools, including: liability; regulatory; and health and safety issues, all of which apply to the mercury waste generated in typical operations.

P2 Opportunities - This section contains information about ways to reduce mercury, including case studies, success stories, waste reduction guides, and technical assistance provider contacts.

Key Contacts - This section lists key individuals and organizations able to assist with questions related to mercury reduction and pollution prevention in K-12 schools. Additional contacts are available in the "Where to Go For Help" section of this Topic Hub.

Where to go for P2 Help - This section lists regional and national service providers that offer specialized and general assistance on mercury reduction and pollution prevention in schools.

Acknowledgements - This section acknowledges the contributions of industry experts to 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: 05/04/2007
This Topic Hub is a product of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2RX)™
The Mercury-Schools Topic Hub was developed by:
Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable
Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable
Contact email:glrppr@wmrc.uiuc.edu

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