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Recycling and Disposal After a CFL Burns Out | Compact ...

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Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs) ... We are aware that the following states prohibit mercury-containing lamps ... Follow the recommendations on this page if you need to dispose of another type of mercury-containing light bulb, such as:.

How to Recycle CFLs - Earth911.com

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Frequent CFL Recycling Questions ... What should be done if a CFL is broken? ... Fluorescent lamps contain mercury, so take caution not to break them.

Fluorescent Lamps and Tubes: Waste Prevention Information

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Mar 2, 2016 ... How to Recycle or Safely Dispose Fluorescent Lamps and Tubes ... Fluorescent Lamp and Tube Poster and Sticker ... waste in California when they are discarded because they contain mercury. .... This includes fluorescent tubes, compact fluorescent lamps, metal halide lamps, and sodium vapor lams.

Home Depot Offers Recycling for Compact Fluorescent Bulbs - The ...

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Jun 24, 2008 ... “And if the C.F.L.'s were in their house, how could they dispose of them?” ... But those plans are not final, and across most of the country, recycling the bulbs has been inconvenient at best. ... More innovations are on the way. ... Home Depot's bulbs contain 2.3 to 3.5 milligrams of mercury, which is below the...

How Should You Recycle Your Old Fluorescent Light Bulbs

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Feb 19, 2015 ... Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and fluorescent light tubes use 75% less ... All mercury-containing light bulbs be disposed of regularly and in a legal ... method for the safe disposal of all types of fluorescent light bulbs is actually recycling. But it is a good idea to take a few assessments about your type of ...

Where to Recycle Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs - Energy Trust of ...

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Compact fluorescent light bulbs should be recycled so the mercury, metal and glass can be ... Because of the small amount of mercury they contain, used CFLs are ... The best way to recycle CFLs is to save them and take them to a household  ...

Disposal of mercury-containing lamps | Department of the ...

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Mercury-containing lamps are the single largest category of products that ... broken CFL or fluorescent tube – particularly after effective clean-up of lamp material ... is taking mercury-containing lamps to specialty recyclers who are able to safely ...

Select the Right Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs at The Home Depot

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Compact fluorescent light bulbs, also known as CFLs, last up to 10 times longer .... As long as the bulb is intact, the mercury is safely contained. ... You can bring old CFLs to The Home Depot for free recycling. ... Since LEDs don't contain mercury, they don't have the same cleanup constraints, but are just as energy- efficien...

How to clean up a broken CFL bulb - CNET

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Jun 23, 2014 ... Just follow these steps to safely get things cleaned up. ... Fluorescent lights get their glow from the mercury trapped inside, and the compact ... question, go ahead and take a moment to find something capable of containing that broken bulb. ... something you can easily dispose of along with the broken bulb.

Safely Dispose of CFLs - Modesto Irrigation District

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Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) – like any fluorescent light bulbcontain a small amount of mercury sealed within the glass tubing. The average CFL ...

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5 ways to dispose of old CFLs | MNN - Mother Nature Network

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Mar 15, 2010 ... Compact fluorescent light bulbs are a slam dunk when it comes to saving energy, but they contain mercury. Here's how to safely dispose of ...

Proper Disposal of CFLs FAQs

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Information on Proper Disposal of Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs) ... CFLs contain a very small amount of mercury sealed within the glass tubing – an  ...

RIRRC: Fluorescent Light Bulb Disposal

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If you are looking to dispose of just small Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs (the ... and the tiny amount of mercury these bulbs contain (about 4 mg for CFLs) is far ...