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Boston Bans Sales of Mercury Thermometers
Abstract: Describes Boston City Council's decision to ban the sale of mercury thermometers.
Source: CNN

How Should a Fever Thermometer Be Disposed Of? A Survey of Those Likely to be Asked
Abstract: Survey by the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System of 80 state and local officials regarding disposal of mercury thermometers.
Source: Pediatrics

How to Publicize a Mercury Fever Thermometer Exchange
Abstract: Examples of a press release, public service announcement, flyer and poster that can be edited to advertise a fever thermometer exchange in your community.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association


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Hub Last Updated: 1/8/2013