Barometers

Hazardous Waste
Illegal in Garbage & Drains
Contains Mercury

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.