Welcome to the Mercury-Thermometers Topic Hub™, a guide to basic information with links to additional on-line 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 preferable.
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
Lists all resources cataloged in this hub. If you know of resources relating to this topic, please let us know. We will review all suggestions and include them in the hub if they provide non-biased information not currently covered.