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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Final Report: Quicksilver Project
Abstract: Summarizes the results of a six-month incentive program that King County, WA ran for HVAC contractors.
Source: King County Local Hazardous Waste Management Program
Indiana Mercury Thermostat Reduction and Recycling Pledge Program
Abstract: Contains articles on mercury information and programs.
Mercury Thermostat Recycling
Abstract: Mercury and other heavy metals, improperly managed, pose danger to human and environmental health. Common sources of mercury include, thermometers, light bulbs, and thermostats. Used mercury thermostats have no place in our landfills and should be properly recycled. Replacing mercury thermostats with energy saving programmable electronic thermostats increases the opportunity to prevent pollution
Source: Peaks to Prairies
Mercury Thermostat Reduction and Recycling Pledge Program
Abstract: Describes voluntary program to reduce the use of mercury-containing thermostats.
Source: Indiana Department of Environmental Management