January Environmental Tip of the Month

Turn in your mercury thermometer (at the next household hazardous waste collection) and replace it with a digital one. Mercury is a persistent pollutant that moves up the food chain and can cause serious health problems. Never vacuum up spilled mercury, sweep it with a broom or put down the drain. If you have mercury in your home, go here for advice on getting rid of it: https://www.epa.gov/mercury/what-do-if-mercury-thermometer-breaks.