California and Pennsylvania have recently joined four other States that require the recycling of spent mercury thermostats, reports Environmental Protection. Scott Cassel executive director of The Product Stewardship Institute writes:
Mercury is one of the biggest health hazards found in everyday household products, and the proper recycling of these products is essential to protecting the environment.
CAW and Mercury:
Governor Schwarzenegger recently signed CAW-supported AB 2347 (Ruskin) which requires extended producer responsibility for Mercury thermostats.