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If you have mercuric waste - from thermometers, blood pressure monitors, electric switches, industrial equipment, etc. and are looking for a safe, EPA-approved means of ensuring recycling and reuse of the mercury, the the following list of mercury recyclers will help you! The following is a list of mercury recyclers. Please note that this list is only a partial representation of mercury recyclers and is updated periodically. Users of this list are encouraged to research the compliance status of any company they utilize and write back to EHSO of both concerns and good service!

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Name of CompanyServices Offered
A & B Iron & Metal Co., Inc.  
329 Washington St.
Dayton, OH 45402
Phone: (513) 228-1561
Fax: (513) 220-6236
Contact: Tammy Osborn

Broker, dealer.

Adrow Chemical
2 Lines Ave.
Wanaque, NJ 07465
Phone: (201) 839-2372
Fax: (201) 244-9448
Contact: Bill Delany or Frank Bindhammer
Mercury devices, lamps, etc. Will accept various other wastes on a case by case basis.

Fee required for less than 25 pounds.

AERC.com, Inc.
2591 Mitchell Ave.
Allentown, PA 18103
Phone: (610) 797-7608 or 
(800) 554-2372
Mercury devices; compounds and solutions; fluorescent and HID lamps; precious metals
Advanced Recovery Systems, Inc.  
PO Box 2231
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (216) 494-9364
Contact: Ellis Lehmen

Removes non-ferrous metallic particles in soil/ash.

Ashtabula Salvage Company  
P.O. Box 800
Ashtabula, OH 44004
Phone: (216) 997-5341
Contact: Allan Goldstein

Scrap metals processor.

Bethlehem Apparatus  
890 Front St., P.O. Box Y
Hellertown, PA 18055
Phone: (610) 838-7034
Fax: (610) 838-6333
Contact: John Boyle
Mercury lamps, mercury-containing thermometers, switches, batteries and dental amalgam.
Bellefontaine Recycling  
117 Buckingham Ave. W.
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
Phone: (513) 592-2514
Contact: Roger L. Watson

Dealer. Ferrous and Non-ferrous scrap metal.

C & E Recycling  
204 E. Railroad St.
Columbiana, OH 44408
Phone: (216) 482-2357

Dealer, processor. Ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal.

Clean Harbors
2940 Independence Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44115
Phone: (216) 429-2402
Fax: (216) 883-1918
Mercury-containing wastewater.
Cohen Brothers, Inc.  
P.O. Box 67
Middletown, OH 45042
Phone: (513) 422-3696
Fax: (513) 422-9018
Contact: Ken Cohen

Broker, dealer. Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

DF Goldsmith Chemical and Metal  
909 Pitner Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202
Phone: (847) 869-7800
Fax: (847) 869-2531

Mercury will not be accepted unless it has been shipped in a special mercury shipping unit, which costs $90. The kit will hold about 60 pounds of mercury. If more than 225 pounds are being sent, Goldsmith will pay 50 cents per pound, and shipping kit is not required, Since flasks will be provided. Call the company to clarify requirements before shipping.

Environmental Enterprises, Inc.
10163 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45241
Phone: (800) 722-2818
Fax: (513) 782-8950
All forms of mercury except fulminates. Including elemental, wastewater, lab-pack, activated carbon, lamps, switches, salts, organics, etc.
Gletzers Aluminum Alloys  
2040 Parson Avenue
Columbus, OH 43207
Phone: (614) 443-7774
Contact: Perry Gletzer

Broker, dealer, processor. Accepts non-ferrous scrap metals.

Marcon Recycling Center  
P.O. Box 2001
Marietta, OH 45750
Phone: (614) 374-5467
Contact: Philip C. Miner

Dealer. Accepts non-ferrous scrap metals.

Molise Paper & Metal Recycling  
1271 E. 289th St.
Wickliffe, OH 44092
Phone: (216) 944-8819
Fax: (216) 944-0964
Contact: Mark Mastrangelo

Dealer, processor. Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

MRS (Mercury Recovery Services)
700 5th Ave.
New Brighton, PA 12205
Phone: (412) 843-5000
Fax: (412) 843-5353
Manufacturing, development and consulting for on-site mercury waste treatment and recovery systems.
Mercury Refining Co.
1218 Central Ave.
Albany, NY 12205
Phone: (518) 459-0820
Fax: (518) 459-2334
Contact: Aaron Mars
Accepts most conventional mercury wastes. Exceptions include: F-, K-, P- or U- listed wastes (except U151), pesticides, flammables, explosives, regulated medical waste and waste containing certain other hazardous materials.
Mercury Waste Solutions, Inc.  
21211 Durand Avenue
Union Grove, WI 53182
Phone: (800) 741-3343 or (816) 554-8080
Fax: (816) 554-8787
Contact: Zach Unruh
Accepts any metallic mercury-containing wastes e.g. lights, thermostats, switches etc.

Minimum order is $50.00