TRC News

August Featured Collection Partner of the Month: Covanta

August Featured Collection Partner of the Month: Covanta

Posted Aug 1, 2016

Covanta has partnered with several entities to help facilitate mercury thermostat recycling in various states and contribute to TRC’s overall collection numbers. In April 2015 Covanta Tulsa, Locke Supply and the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) partnered to provide a convenient way to responsibly recycle mercury containing thermostats in Oklahoma.

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July Featured Collection Partner of the Month: Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency

July Featured Collection Partner of the Month: Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency

Posted Jul 5, 2016

Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA) has been participating in TRC's program since 2011. In the past four years alone, their one collection site has recovered 566 mercury thermostats!

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June Featured Collection Partner of the Month: Chittenden Solid Waste District

June Featured Collection Partner of the Month: Chittenden Solid Waste District

Posted Jun 7, 2016

June’s featured TRC collection partner is Chittenden Solid Waste District, a loyal participant of the program since 2007. In the past four years alone their one location has collected more than 2,176 mercury thermostats, diverting more than 16lbs of mercury from solid waste. Each year they continue to be one of the leading household hazardous waste facilities in terms of TRC's collections nationwide.

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