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Recycling and Disposal of CFLs | Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs ...

www.epa.gov/cfl/recycling-and-disposal-cfls

Dec 19, 2016 ... View information about CFL recycling and disposal requirements specifically for ... require that you recycle CFLs and other mercury-containing light bulbs. ... Follow the recommendations on this page if you need to dispose of ...

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 ...

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.

Proper Disposal of CFLs FAQs - Center for the Development of ...

www.recyclestuff.org/media/cfl_disposal_facts.pdf

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

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

www.nytimes.com/2008/06/24/business/24recycling.html

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...

Fluorescent Lamps and Tubes: Waste Prevention Information

www.calrecycle.ca.gov/reducewaste/fluoreslamps/

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.

How to: Recycling energy-efficient light bulbs | Fresh Energy

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Oct 4, 2012 ... cfl If you've upgraded your home's old-fashioned light bulbs to ... But because they contain a small amount of mercury, disposal can be a little ...

Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs) FAQs for Households ...

www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/44927.html

Why is mercury in compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)? ... On average, newer CFLs contain a very small amount of mercury (about 4 to 5 milligrams of ... the NYSDEC are strongly encouraging New Yorkers to use and recycle them safely.

Select the Right Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs at The Home Depot

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CFLs typically contain 4 mg of mercury. As long as the bulb is intact, the mercury is safely contained. Avoid contact with a ...

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

www.environment.gov.au/protection/national-waste-policy/mercury-containing-lamps

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 ...