Category Archives: Product Stewardship

New York State, City Move Forward on Recycling

New Yorkers discard 310,000 thermostats containing hazardous mercury each year, but only 1% is recycled, meaning that 1,800 pounds of mercury end up in landfills or combustion facilities. If these products are improperly disposed of, they can be released into the environment, with harmful effects on humans and wildlife. Continue reading