Jul 2 - CA Law Enables Easier Mercury Thermostat Recycling

CA's Mercury Thermostat Collection Act of 2008 took effect July 1, increasing the number of thermostat collection locations and making recycling more convenient, according to the bill´s supporters.

The law requires heating and air conditioning wholesalers physically located in California to collect thermostats from the public and contractors. Retailers are also encouraged to participate.

Information about thermostat recycling in California can be found at : www.calpsc.org/products/thermostats.html