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Mercury is a naturally occurring toxic metal that may be found in household and industrial products such as
While products containing mercury are becoming less common, it is important to be aware that some of the products may still be in use within your home or workplace.
With the aid of residents and industries within our communities we can promote the health of our families, neighbors and the environment.
To learn more about mercury sources, health effects, and best management practices please refer to the links below and thank you for your efforts in reducing mercury waste.
If a small spill occurs (such as a broken thermometer), please follow the guidelines on the MN Pollution Control Agency website.
If a large spill occurs (more than the amount in a thermometer), please follow the EPA guidelines.
Tri-County Hazardous Waste accepts solvents, pool chemicals, stains, paints, adhesives, aerosols, garden chemicals and mercury. They also provide a product exchange program.
Many products in your home require special disposal
Check the US-EPA's website for a more complete list.