reducing and recycling mercury switch thermostats and vehicle components

Reducing and Recycling Mercury Switch Thermostats and Vehicle Components

  • Source: Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
  • Topic Area(s): Chemicals/Toxins
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  • Year: 2005

This report presents recommendations for improving efforts to reduce and recycle mercury components that are found in thermostats and motor vehicles. Illinois EPA prepared the report in response to Public Act 93-0964. In drafting the report, Illinois EPA conducted research on mercury reduction and recycling programs in other states, reviewed technical studies and consulted with officials in the private and public sectors.

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