Articles Tagged with ''Thermostat Recycling Corp.''

NY Enacts Thermostat Recycling Law

New Law Mandates Mercury Thermostat Recycling
January 20, 2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill that requires any person or contractor who replaces a thermostat that contains mercury to deliver it to an appropriate collection site to be recycled.

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Jan. 15, 2014: New York HVAC Contractors Now Required to Recycle Mercury Thermostats

New York Mercury Thermostat Bill Establishes New Requirements for the HVAC Industry
January 15, 2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a bill that requires any person or contractor who replaces a mercury-containing thermostat to deliver it to an appropriate collection site to be recycled. 

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Johnstone Supply Wins 'Big Man On Planet' Award

Company Recycles More than 11,000 Mercury Thermostats
January 6, 2014

Thermostat Recycling Corp. honored Johnstone Supply as the winner of its 2013 Big Man on Planet competition, an annual award given by TRC in partnership with HARDI.

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Dec. 9, 2013: Johnstone Supply Garners Award for Mercury Thermostat Collection

TRC Presents Award in Partnership with HARDI
December 9, 2013
Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) announced that Johnstone Supply has been named the 2013 Big Man On Planet (BMOP), an annual award given by TRC in partnership with Heating, Air-conditioning, and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI).

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Thermostat Recycling Required for HVAC Contractors, Technicians

April 22, 2013

A new law in Connecticut requires all mercury thermostats removed from service by HVAC contractors and technicians be recycled.

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Honeywell Supports Thermostat Disposal

January 14, 2013
Honeywell is partnering with distributors and contractors to collect thermostats nationwide to support the Thermostat Recycling Corp.’s (TRC) efforts to recover and properly dispose of mercury thermostats.

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TRC Awards ‘Big Man on Planet’

November 19, 2012
Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) named Johnson Supply (Houston) the 2012 ‘Big Man On Planet’ (BMOP), an annual award given by TRC in partnership with HARDI to honor the HARDI member who has done the best job promoting the TRC mercury thermostat collection program.

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T-Stat Regulations Proposed

September 17, 2012
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has released proposed regulations that establish performance goals for the collection and recycling of used thermostats containing mercury.

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TRC Recovers 6 Tons of Mercury

August 20, 2012
Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) released its 2011/2012 progress report, showing that it has recovered nearly 6 tons of mercury since it began national operations in 2002.

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