TRC, HARDI members team up to collect mercury-containing thermostats
May 16, 2016
Three winning wholesalers will be chosen based on the most mercury recycled, highest recycling average, and most participation (for distributors with more than 10 locations). Additionally, a $500 store incentive will be awarded to the top three branch locations that recycle the most.
HARDI wholesaler members compete to recycle the most mercury thermostats
April 29, 2016
Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) announced that its fifth annual Big Man On Planet (BMOP) competition begins May 1, in partnership with Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI). BMOP will run through Oct. 31 and all HARDI wholesaler members are eligible to participate.
Covanta, Locke Supply, and Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality Team-Up for Program
April 13, 2015
Covanta Tulsa, Locke Supply, and the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) have partnered to provide a convenient way to recycle mercury-containing thermostats in Oklahoma. Residents and contractors will now be able to deliver old thermostats to any Locke Supply location for recycling free of charge.
Mercury Thermostat Bill Establishes New Requirements for the HVAC Industry
September 15, 2014
A new law in Massachusetts requires any person or contractor who replaces a mercury-containing thermostat to deliver it to an appropriate collection site to be recycled. It also mandates that no HVAC wholesale distributor shall sell or distribute any thermostat unless the wholesaler participates as a collection site 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.