Illegal in Garbage & Drains
Contains Mercury
Hazardous Waste

Tahoe-Truckee Earth Day Festival

Saturday, April 20, 2019

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You can drop off barometers at the Eastern Regional Landfill year-round without an appointment.

Never Throw Away

Most antique barometers contain about 4 ounces of mercury. If your barometer contains mercury, it can be toxic to landfills, so dispose of it with hazardous waste.

Ways to Reuse

antique barometer

Repair Antique Barometers

If you have a broken antique barometer, have it repaired instead of throwing it away. Check out The Barometer Shop, a store specifically dedicated to repairing antique barometers.