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Light Bulbs

Please recycle:

  • High Pressure Sodium (HPS)
  • Metal Halide
  • Mercury Vapor
  • Self-Ballasted Mercury Lamps
  • Low-pressure Sodium Lamps
  • Fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent bulbs
    • Considered hazardous waste due to trace amounts of mercury, recycle separate from rest of the bulbs

Do not recycle:

  • Standard incandescent light bulb. Throw in trash.

How to Recycle:

  • To dispose of fluorescent tubes and compact bulbs, complete our special request form.
  • For information on how fluorescent tubes and bulbs are recycled, email Kevin Myers.