Mercury Products Don't trash them! Recycle them! by iyl22985

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									Mercury Products
Don’t trash them!
Recycle them!
FACT: Mercury is a toxic metal.
When it is released into the air it can accumu-
late in people and wildlife.

It’s the Law: The Massachusetts Mercury Management
Act prohibits the disposal of products containing
mercury in solid waste. (MassDEP 310 CMR 76.00)
What should Chathamites do:
Drop off these items at the
Chatham Town Annex building
(261 George Ryder Rd.) and
receive a FREE replacement:
   •   Thermostats
   •   Thermometers
Bring all other mercury products to
the Chatham Transfer Station:
   •   Florescent light bulbs
   •   Button cell batteries
   •   Flat panel display screens
For information on mercury products found in the
home and how to recycle them, visit www.mass.gov/
dep or call the Mercury Hotline at 866-9-MERCURY

This sign was created by ChathamRecycles

								
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