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Results So Far

Colorado currently has fifteen HVAC wholesalers and contractors participating in this program. By the end of 2006, a total of about 1800 thermostats were returned for recycling, involving the diversion of approximately 16 pounds of mercury from Colorado's landfills. This includes only thermostats that were received by the Thermostat Recycling Corporation and do not reflect the number of thermostats in containers at participating facilities that have not yet been sent in.

 

By the end of 2006, the Thermostat Recycling Corporation had collected nearly 560,000 thermostats and processed almost 5100 pounds of mercury from thermostats collected nationwide under this program since it began in 1998.

 

  • List of participating wholesalers and contractors in Colorado