Illegal in Garbage & Drains

A thermostat that contains mercury should be disposed of as Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), so never throw them in the trash. If the thermostat is digital then it should be treated as e-waste.

Special Directions

You can drop off thermostats Eastern Regional Landfill year-round without an appointment.

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