Can Mercury Be Recycled?

While many people realize the importance of recycling their paper and plastic waste, not everyone knows that their electronics should be recycled in Atlanta as well. Items that contain mercury can and should be recycled to ensure that the mercury is properly handled and confined, and so fewer new materials need to be taken from the environment.

Watch this video to learn more about recycling mercury. When items containing mercury are improperly disposed of, they can release dangerous vapors that are harmful to people, wildlife, and the environment. If you need to get rid of an item that may contain mercury, contact a local waste disposal company to learn how you can safely discard it.