Thermostat Recycling Corporation Reaches New Record in
Network increased mercury thermostat collections by 12%.
Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC) set a new record
for mercury thermostats collected in 2014 ó the highest
collection amount in the 17 years of the programís
history. TRCís program properly disposes of mercury
thermostats, thereby keeping potential hazardous
materials from entering the waste stream.
More than 203,000 mercury thermostats were collected
through TRCís network in 2014, a 12% increase over 2013.
Last yearís amount contributed to the more than 9 tons
of mercury TRC has diverted from solid waste since
collection efforts first began in 1998.Ē
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