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SRWM Solid & Hazardous Waste Recycling

Fluorescent Bulb Recycling

All fluorescent light bulbs contain mercury, and New Jersey residents have many options regarding how to handle spent bulbs

Maine Compact Fluorescent Lamp Breakage Study Report
http://www.maine.gov/dep/rwm/homeowner/cflreport.htm

CFL Report Summary

FAQ's

Safely Handling and Recycling Fluorescent Light Bulbs from EPA Region 2
http://www.epa.gov/region02/mercury/mercurylamps.html

What to do if a bulb breaks
http://www.epa.gov/mercury/spills/index.htm#flourescent

IKEA Stores collect fluorescent bulbs
http://www.ikea.com/ms/en_US/ikny_splash.html

Fluorescent Lamp Disposal and Recycling in EPA Region 2: A Guide for Businesses in NJ, NY, PR and VI
http://www.epa.gov/region02/waste/spent-lamp.pdf

Other useful information:

www.lamprecycle.org

www.earth911.org

www.epa.gov/bulbrecycling

Compact Fluorescent Bulb Recycling News!

 

 



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