Mercury Containing Items

When transporting mercury or a mercury containing item, it must be secure to prevent spilling or release. Place the item in a zip-lockable baggie, seal it, and then place that inside another zip-lockable baggie, and seal it.

liquid mercury / thermometers / bulbs / thermostats / etc.

fever thermometers only

  • Berrien County Environmental Health Department: 2149 E. Napier Ave., Benton Harbor, 269-927-5623. Open Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Thermometers must be double bagged before dropping them off.

mercury switch thermostats, wall-mount only

  • Boelke Heating and Air Conditioning: 1119 W. John Beers Rd., Stevensville. 269-429-9261. 
  • Harry Alter Co.: 4340 N. Roosevelt Rd., Stevensville, 269-281-7160.