Oregon State Laws

Sales Ban: The sale of mercury thermostats is prohibited.

Installation Ban: The installation of mercury thermostats is prohibited.

Disposal Ban: The disposal of mercury thermostats in solid waste is prohibited.

Mandatory Contractor Recycling: HVAC contractors and Demolition Contractors are required to recycle all mercury thermostats removed service.

State Information on Mercury Thermostats: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Collection Program Requirements

Mandatory Manufacturer Funded Collection and Recycle: Manufacturers that historically branded and sold mercury thermostats in Oregon are required to individually or collectively participate in a collection program.

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