Disposal of Mercury

DISPOSAL OF MERCURY CONTAINING ITEMS (MCI’s)

Basic Disposal Instructions:

Put your MCI inside one ziplock bag and seal it.

Fold the first bag enough to fit into a second one and seal it.

Put the bagged MCI in a safe place out of the reach of children.


Bring contents to:

Chippewa County Recycling Center

1423 W. Easterday Avenue

Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

(between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday)

If you have questions regarding disposal of Mercury containing items,

 

please contact Steve at CCHD (906) 635-3627

or Chippewa County Recycling Center at (906) 632-0525.

 

In the Case of a Small Mercury Spill Call the Health Department and Click the Link Below for Clean up Details:

 

http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-54783_54784_54786-180853–,00.html

 

For Large Spills (greater than 2 tablespoons) Do Not Try to Clean Yourself and Call the HD