Where to Recycle Light Bulbs

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Where do I recycle light bulbs?

Unlike incandescent bulbs, compact fluorescent light bulbs should be disposed of professionally, in order to prevent the leakage of harmful mercury. While initially users of compact fluorescent light bulbs had to return the dead bulbs through local hazardous waste programs, the increased adoption of CFLs has led to an explosion of available collection locations.

Are You Living With Household Hazardous Waste?

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Mention household hazardous waste, and most people think of it as a contemporary problem. It is, but the household hazardous waste disposal problem has roots centuries old. Contaminants and the rapid spread of bacteria became everyday urban problems by the seventeenth century. Today, however, the problem of household hazardous waste has become more acute due […]