Mercury-Thermometers: Table of Contents
Welcome to the Topic Hub™ for Mercury-Thermometers.
This primer is intended as a quick guide to the essential pollution prevention (P2) information on this subject. It is also a compilation of pertinent online 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.
Discussion of mercury-free alternatives and why they are preferrable.
Handling, Recycling & Disposal
Includes requirements and lists of recyclers.
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 weren’t able to answer by using this topic hub.
Complete List of Links
A complete list of Mercury-Thermometers URLs. They are categorized by resource type, and provide additional in-depth information on this topic.