California’s Mercury Thermostat Collection Act of 2008 requires contractors, wholesalers and manufacturers to collect and recycle all mercury-filled devices they remove from service California’s Mercury Thermostat Collection Act of 2008 (Regulation from California`s Department of Toxic Substances Control).
Additional Regulations that Affect the Demolition Industry:
Pre-Demolition Removal of Mercury Containing Devices
Safe Handling and Disposal of Mercury-Containing Thermostats (Removal from Rasidential and Commercail Facilities)
Thermostat Recycling Corporation Website - Find a Collection Site
Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC)