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TRC News Archives: December 2018


TRC Applauds Illinois’ New Mercury Containing Thermostat Regulations

Posted Dec 31, 2018 by Ryan Kiscaden

During a recent review of its plan for recycling mercury containing thermostats, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency changed the goals set under the state’s Thermostat Collection Act for the years 2015 to 2020. The amended guidelines acknowledge that the original numerical collection goals calling for a specific number of mercury containing thermostats were unrealistic moving forward. The regulation modified both collection targets and added a series of programmatic activities to complete annually.

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Year end

How Did TRC and the Industry Perform in 2018?  We Share the Good News

Posted Dec 18, 2018 by Ryan Kiscaden

After returning from the HARDI conference in early December, I put my feet up on the office desk, lit up my imaginary calabash pipe favored by Sherlock Holmes and allowed myself a long-needed rumination about TRC’s activities and victories this past year. Maybe it’s the holiday season, but I had my thankful hat on as the New Year approaches.

And, on a slightly more serious note, I also pondered how do we chart our future, both professionally and personally, if we don’t assess the past to add a degree of proportion moving forward?

Given the propensity of negative media news I thought it was more interesting and helpful to pen a mostly positive blog, dare I say, a realistic view of where we have been, where we are and where I suspect we might be going.

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TRC Announces BMOP 2018 Winner

Posted Dec 3, 2018

TRC announces the 2019 winner of the Banish Mercury Off the Planet competition at the 2018 HARDI conference. 

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