Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

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Mercury Thermometers

This item is hazardous and requires proper disposal.

Mercury is readily absorbed into the body when you touch it and poses a risk to the environment in landfills.

What to do with a broken mercury thermometer. For additional safe disposal locations call 1-800-CLEANUP (1-800-253-2687).


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