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GoodCents: November Featured Collection Partner of the Month

GoodCents: November Featured Collection Partner of the Month

Posted Nov 16, 2016

The Thermostat Recycling Corporation’s collection location of the month for November is GoodCents, a partner that has recycled over 650 thermostats and 6.5 pounds of mercury in the last four years. GoodCents’ purpose is to help all people use the world’s precious resources more efficiently. They develop tailored energy efficiency, demand response and integrated demand-side management program solutions to help utility clients improve their communities and their customers’ quality of life.

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RISE Engineering Recognized for Top Mercury Thermostat Recycling Efforts in Rhode Island

Posted Oct 14, 2016

Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC) along with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the RI Office of Energy Resources (OER) have formally recognized energy solutions provider RISE Engineering as the top mercury thermostat recycler in Rhode Island in 2015. State officials presented a citation from the Office of the Governor to RISE Engineering this morning, during National Energy Awareness Month, at the company’s headquarters in Cranston, R.I.

RISE Engineering was the top-performing TRC collection partner in the state in terms of total recycling bins returned (13) and mercury thermostats recycled (1,171) in 2015, accounting for 53 percent of the entire state’s mercury thermostat collections for the year.

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October Featured Collection Partner of the Month: Johnstone Supply

Posted Oct 14, 2016

Our collection location of the month for October is Johnstone Supply, TRC's top mercury thermostat recycling partner that has been working with TRC since as early as 2000. Since 2012, Johnstone Supply stores across the nation have collected over 114,000 mercury thermostats and recycled over 1,160 lbs of mercury, which is the most mercury any single company has diverted from the environment through TRC. Johnstone Supply has been a winner of the Big Man on Planet competition several years in a row for recycling the most mercury thermostats.

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