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Mercury - Covanta Energy reminds us that some common items contain mercury and should be handled carefully such as glass thermometers, old thermostats, and compact fluorescent bulbs and tubes.

  • Never throw items containing mercury in the trash or recycling bin.

  • Never pour mercury down the drain.

  • Store in a safe place, such as an unbreakable plastic container. If you break something with mercury in it in call 1-866-9MERCURY 1-866-963-7287 or

For more information about mercury, click here.