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RISE Engineering Recognized as a Growing Mercury Thermostat Recycler in the United States

Posted Apr 9, 2018

Rhode Island-based energy solutions provider, RISE Engineering is recognized by TRC as a fast-growing recycler of mercury thermostats. 

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TRC Announces 2014 Big Man On Planet Competition Winners

TRC Announces 2014 Big Man On Planet Competition Winners

Posted Dec 8, 2014

Johnstone Supply, Crescent Parts & Equipment, and Corken Steel Products take top awards for mercury thermostat collection efforts.

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Just How Many Is 1.4 Million Thermostats?

Just How Many Is 1.4 Million Thermostats?

Posted May 15, 2012

Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC) has now recovered over 1.4 million thermostats containing over 6.6 tons of mercury.

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Thermostat Recycling Corporation Posts 28% Increase in Thermostat Recycling in 2010

Thermostat Recycling Corporation Posts 28% Increase in Thermostat Recycling in 2010

Posted May 10, 2011

The Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC), an industry-funded non-profit, today announced a 28% increase in its overall collections in 2010.

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How Much Mercury in 1,000,000 Thermostats?

How Much Mercury in 1,000,000 Thermostats?

Posted Apr 29, 2010

Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC) collected its 1,000,000th mercury thermostat in the first quarter of 2010. Through its efforts, TRC has diverted over 4.67 tons of mercury from the solid waste stream since its inception.

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