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

Background and Overview
This section contains information on the nature of the problem and reasons for focusing on mercury in K-12 schools.

Operations
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.

P2 Opportunities
This section contains information about ways to reduce mercury, including case studies, success stories, waste reduction guides, and technical assistance provider contacts.

Key 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 GLRPPR Contacts Database.

Acknowledgements
This section acknowledges the contributions of industry experts to 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.

 


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The Mercury-Schools Topic Hub™ was developed by:

Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable
Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable
Contact email: glrppr@istc.illinois.edu

Hub Last Updated: 9/7/2010

 

 

Last Modified 10/04/2011

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