Robert Johnson, Environmental Leader, Rejoins Thermostat Recycling Corp. Board of Directors
New York — Robert Johnson, manager of Environmental Affairs at Lennox
International Inc., has rejoined Thermostat Recycling Corp.’s (TRC) Board of
Directors as treasurer effective October, 2020.
“We are pleased to welcome Bob back to TRC’s board of directors,” said
Danielle Myers, operations and compliance manager, TRC.
“He brings with him a wealth of experience, a strategic view that supports our
mission and a strong commitment to environmental stewardship.”
“I’m delighted to return to the board of directors at TRC,” said Johnson.
“Today, we take it for granted that to run a business soundly and successfully,
you need to implement effective environmental policies.
“Companies recognize that the environmental component is now a vital part of
all business functions. TRC has done an outstanding job facilitating mercury
recycling through its collection programs, and part of its success is the approach
it uses to offer a process that makes it easy for contractors to drop off old units.
Johnson first became involved with TRC in 2008. He served on the board as
treasurer from 2011 to 2016.
Johnson has held environmental positions for the past 30-years. At Lennox, he
is responsible for supporting its North American distribution network as well
as directing the company’s hazardous materials transportation compliance
Before joining Lennox, he spent eight years in charge of the corporate
environmental program for a major air cargo company.
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He holds a master’s degree in environmental management from Findlay
University and a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from
Johnson spends his leisure time with his wife, two daughters, three horses, two
dogs, four cats and seven ducks on the outskirts of Dallas.
Lennox International Inc. is a global leader in the heating, air conditioning, and
refrigeration markets. Lennox International stock is listed on the New York
Stock Exchange and traded under the symbol “LII.”
Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC) is a nonprofit stewardship
organization that facilitates and manages the collection and proper disposal of
Originally founded in 1998 by Honeywell, White-Rodgers, and General
Electric as a voluntary venture, it was established to promote the safe collection
and proper disposal of mercury-containing thermostats. Today, 30
manufacturers support the program. Its members’ continuing financial support
demonstrates their commitment to a cleaner environment, with a simple,
collective goal: Keep mercury out of the waste stream in order to protect the
Today, more than 3,600 businesses and communities in 48 states are enrolled in
TRC’s program. Since its founding, TRC has collected more than 2.5 million
mercury-containing thermostats that have kept 12 tons of mercury out of the