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Safety Guidelines on Disposing of CFL Bulbs

CFLs Bulbs
CFLs Bulbs

Sometimes caring for your environment starts with simple gestures and small steps. Begin your step forward in protecting the environment by knowing the safety guidelines on disposing of CFL Bulbs.

With rising numbers of Commercial and Residentials building swapping from CFLs to LEDs. Along with it came the need to dispose of these CFL bulbs responsibly, as CFL bulbs contain mercury – a hazardous, toxic metal. Here are some guidelines on disposing of CFL bulbs

1.  Recycle 

Recycle CFL Bulbs
Recycle CFL Bulbs

Don’t just throw ’em out in your regular recycle bin. Find local recycling service or facilities that will dispose of CFL bulbs and incandescent bulbs in an eco-friendly manner.

2.  Contact the Local Garbage Pickup Service

Call your garbage/recycling service provider and check if they offer CFL or mercury pickup/drop off and recycling services. 

3. Retail Store Re-cycle Programme

Many stores that sold or sell CFL bulbs also provide a recycling program for those bulbs. Enquire if they take in CFL bulbs for eco-friendly recycling.

4. Recycling Program

CFL/Florescent Lamps Recycle Process
CFL/Florescent Lamps Recycle Process

Check on the recycle scheme given by your town or city municipality. Even if your local program doesn’t support such services, check for companies, who will help you to recycle your old CFL bulbs.

Our licensed electricians at Inlightech are ready to help with lighting design and installation. We can also help you to pick out the suitable bulbs based on your needs.

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