Mercury-Thermostats: Table of Contents
Welcome to the Topic Hub™ for Mercury-Thermostats.
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 the types of thermostats and how mercury is used.
Quantities of mercury thermostats in the US.
Approaches to collect mercury thermostats, including the Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC).
Mercury-free alternatives, their functioning and their energy efficiency benefits.
Handling, Recycling & Disposal
information on regulatory requirements and mercury recyclers.
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 weren’t able to answer by using this topic hub.
Complete List of Links
A complete list of Mercury-Thermostats URLs. They are categorized by resource type, and provide additional in-depth information on this topic.