FAQ

Fluorescent light bulbs

Fluorescents use significantly less energy that incandescent bulbs, however, fluorescent light bulbs contain mercury, and are classified as a hazardous waste. We do not accept any hazardous wastes.

Fluorescent light bulb disposal – Visit the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection website for more information.

Recycling fluorescent light bulbs

Recycling prevents the release of mercury into the environment
Recycling CFLs and other fluorescent bulbs allow the reuse of glass, metals and other materials
Virtually all components of a fluorescent bulb may be recycled
Most states require recycling of fluorescent light bulbs