Johnstone Supply, APCO Inc. and Allied Refrigeration Earn Banish Mercury Off the Planet Top Awards
Thermostat Recycling Corp. Lauds Members for their Exceptional Efforts at Recycling Mercury-Containing Thermostat
New York, NY — Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) announced today that Johnstone Supply, APCO Inc. and Allied Refrigeration are the 2020 Banish Mercury Off the Planet (BMOP) winners.
The annual competition among Heating Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) members recovered 222.95 pounds of mercury from 166 member companies. More than 350 branch locations returned collection bins during the contest period from May 1 to Oct. 31.
“The collection efforts of our wholesale partners demonstrate that even under trying and unique circumstances, there is a commitment from HARDI members to remain active in their support for recycling mercury-containing thermostats,” said Danielle Myers, operations & compliance
manager, TRC. “Their contribution to the industry is not only a good business practice, but it also helps to keep our environment safer, and that’s good for everyone.”
“For years now, we’ve tallied these contributions, and it is heartwarming to see how our partners continue to contribute to such an essential role in our industry.” TRC released the BMOP winners during HARDI’s Annual Virtual Conference, Dec. 7.