Welcome to the Mercury-Thermostats Topic Hub™, a guide to basic information with links to additional on-line 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
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.