The R.E. Michel Company has begun collecting mercury thermostats for recycling. In 12 of the 16 states in which it has branch locations, it will provide collection centers to accept all brands of residential wall-mounted thermostats with glass tube mercury switches. Contractors are advised to contact the R.E. Michel Company sales location in their market for the availability of this service. The company has 133 sales locations in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and South Atlantic.