Never Throw Away
Most antique barometers contain about 4 ounces of mercury that can be released into the environment if disposed of improperly. If your barometer contains mercury, dispose of it with hazardous waste.
Ways to Reuse
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.