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A Business Guide to Conducting a Mercury Audit [PDF]
Abstract: Includes information about how to identify sources of mercury, alternative technologies, how to manage and recycle mercury, and how to achieve energy efficiency.
Source: Pollution Prevention Partnership for Environmental Responsibility
URL: http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/pollprev/P3Erie/Merc
broch.pdf

Fluorescent Lamp Recycling
Abstract: This website provides information about recycling fluorescent and other mercury-added lamps. It also contains links to many other resources and outreach materials.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/mercury/lamprecycle/index.c
fm

Mercury - It Can Be Recycled
Abstract: Video about protecting your health and the environment by recycling mercury.
Source: Michigan Department of Community Health
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywIwMTZ8QPg&feature=share&lis
t=UU9g7KNGawAqshlon4MOPnCg

Mercury Reduction Programs
Abstract: The National Mercury Reduction Programs Database has search able information on mercury reduction programs taking place nationally
Source: NEWMOA
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/mercury/programs/

Review and Assessment of Thermostat Recycling Activities in the Northeast [PDF]
Abstract: The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) contracted with the Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA) to complete this assessment of mercury-added thermostat collection and recycling programs in order to identify mechanisms that could be used to enhance the recycling of these products in Massachusetts and elsewhere. The following report focuses on the results of the nationwide Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC), a voluntary industry-funded program to collect and recycle end-of-life mercury thermostats, which does not include incentive payments, as well as a number of other state mercury thermostat collection efforts, many of which do include incentives.
Source: NEWMOA
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/mercury/ThermostatRecycling
Report2008.pdf

Review of Compact Fluorescent Lamp Recycling Initiatives in the U.S. & Internationally [PDF]
Abstract: The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) contracted with the Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) to prepare a report that reviews compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) collection and recycling programs in the U.S. and abroad. The main purpose of Review of Compact Fluorescent Lamp Recycling Initiatives in the U.S. and Internationally is to examine these programs to highlight lessons learned and possible approaches to adopt in Massachusetts. This Report presents the results of CFL collection and recycling programs across the U.S. and in other countries for which information is publicly available.
Source: NEWMOA
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/mercury/lamprecycle/CFLRecy
clingReport.pdf

 


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