Mercury-Schools: Table of Contents
Welcome to the Topic Hub™ for Mercury-Schools.
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
This section contains information on the nature of the problem and reasons for focusing on mercury in K-12 schools.
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.
This section contains information about ways to reduce mercury, including case studies, success stories, waste reduction guides, and technical assistance provider 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.
This section acknowledges the contributions of industry experts to this Topic Hub.
Complete List of Links
A complete list of Mercury-Schools URLs. They are categorized by resource type, and provide additional in-depth information on this topic.