Thermometers (Mercury)

(Last Updated: 8/23/2018)

Hazardous Waste. Free Drop-Off Recycling. Older fever thermometers with a column of silver liquid (quicksilver mercury) must be recycled. Thermometers with red or blue liquid are most likely alcohol, not mercury, thermometers. Place these in the garbage.
 
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Recycle
Recycle mercury thermometers for free. Take to the Kitsap County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Facility. See facility hours at the website below. Package products carefully for transportation.
Kitsap County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility
5551 SW Imperial Way Bremerton, WA 98312
360-337-5777 | Website | Map

Reuse

Disposal

Reduce

Rethink
Mercury is a potent neurotoxin. Washington State law requires that all mercury-containing products be recycled to prevent mercury from entering the environment and threatening human health.