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Welcome to the Mercury-Health Care Topic Hub™, a guide to basic information with links to additional on-line resources.
Background and Overview
contains demographic industry information useful to policymakers, grantwriters, trade groups, researchers, journalists, and others
contains generic description of typical material inputs, processes used, and wastes produced, including checklists to help assess best management practices for typical operations
Reasons for Change
contains links to fact sheets, checklists, service providers and other resources to help answer regulatory questions which apply to waste generated in typical operations
contains information about alternatives to reduce waste in the input and process portions of operations. Information in this section includes case studies, success stories, waste reduction guides, and technical assistance provider contacts
This section lists key individuals and organizations able to assist with questions related to mercury reduction and pollution prevention in health care facilities. Additional contacts are available in the GLRPPR Contacts Database.
Acknowledges the contributions of industry experts to this Topic Hub.
Complete List of Links
Lists all resources cataloged in this hub. If you know of resources relating to this topic, please let us know. We will review all suggestions and include them in the hub if they provide non-biased information not currently covered.