Safe and Free Disposal: Mercury

December 12, 2012

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and the EPA are offering free disposal of mercury-containing equipment through September 30, 2013.

The website has more information and drop-off locations by county. Mercury-containing equipment from municipal power plants and hospitals are not accepted.

Mercury can be found in the following types of equipment:

  1. Air handling unit controls
  2. Blood pressure cuffs
  3. Conveyor counterweights
  4. Electrical switches – most anywhere
  5. Flow or level controls
    • Sump Pumps
    • Lift Pumps
  6. Glass flow control
    • gas meter regulators
    • gas flame sensors/thermostats
  7. Humidity measurement
  8. Pressure control instruments
  9. Trickling filter arms
  10. Thermometers, fever & lab
  11. Thermostats


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