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Here’s a link to the FRONT PAGE article in the Post Independent!

http://www.postindependent.com/article/20120528/VALLEYNEWS/120529897&parentprofile=search

A Special thanks to Cam Burns and CLEER(Clean Energy Economy for the Region) for the incredible support. Here’s a link to their website-they do amazing things for the Roaring Fork Valley.

www.cleanenergyeconomy.net


Did You Know…

Posted by on May 1, 2012 in Brite Ideas News, Products | Comments Off on Did You Know…

Did You Know…

An important factor in mercury recycling is its impact on demand for new, virgin resources mined from the earth. As companies are compelled to remove mercury from their products (or lessen the amount needed), and current supplies of mercury are properly reused, countries have begun to collect surplus supplies of elemental mercury. According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), “large reserve stocks of mercury held by various governments have become superfluous, and are subject to future sales on the world market if approved by...

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Instruments And Solutions In the Health Care Field That May Contain Mercury

Posted by on Apr 26, 2012 in Brite Ideas News, Products | Comments Off on Instruments And Solutions In the Health Care Field That May Contain Mercury

Instruments And Solutions In the Health Care Field That May Contain Mercury

Gastrointestinal tubes (e.g. bougies, feeding tubes, cantor tubes and esophageal dilators) Various thermometers (incubators, laboratory and fever) Sphygmomanometers (blood pressure devices) Pressure gauges (e.g. barometers, manometers, vacuum gauges, x-ray tubes and heating pad tilt switches) Pharmaceutical supplies (e.g. vaccines with thimerosal, early pregnancy kits with mercury containing preservatives and diuretics with mersalyl or phenlymercuric nitrate) Batteries (e.g. alarms, defibrillators, hearing aids, pacemakers, ultrasound...

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Products That May Contain Mercury

Posted by on Apr 26, 2012 in Brite Ideas News, Products | Comments Off on Products That May Contain Mercury

Products That May Contain Mercury

Thermostats Thermometers with silver bulbs All fluorescent and HID lamps, some neon lamps and “bug zappers” Batteries: mercuric oxide and some alkaline batteries Various switches and relays in electronics (e.g. clothes’ irons, curling irons, computers, cellular/portable phones, sump pumps and some appliance lid lights) Pilot light flame sensors Gauges (e.g. barometers, manometers) Automotive HID and Xenon headlamps, some interior lights, some hood/trunk lights and entertainment systems Mercurochrome®/merbromin (topical...

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