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CFL Lights - Can bring more darkness after those are used

Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) are a type of energy-saving lightbulb that uses less electricity than traditional incandescent bulbs. CFLs contain mercury, so it’s important to recycle them properly when they’ve reached the end of their lifespan.  When you recycle a CFL, the mercury is safely removed and the glass, metal, and other materials are recycled into new products.

Compact Flourescent Lamps Recycling

CFL bulbs

Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are an energy-efficient alternative to traditional incandescent light bulbs. They last longer, use less energy, and produce less heat. However, they do contain small amounts of mercury, which can be released into the environment if the bulbs are not disposed of properly. While CFLs are a great way to save energy and money, recycling them can be a challenge. In this blog post, we will explore the options for recycling CFLs, as well as the benefits and drawbacks of each. We will also provide some tips for disposing of CFLs properly!

Harms of Waste CFL Bulbs

CFL lights contain harmful chemicals, including mercury, that can be released into the environment when they are disposed of improperly. Improper disposal of CFL lights can also result in the release of these harmful chemicals into your home or office, which can pose a health risk to you and your family. 

Here are a few ways you can recycle your CFLs:

1. Find a local recycling center that accepts CFLs.

2. Mail your CFLs to a recycling center.

3. Drop off your CFLs at a local hardware store or home improvement store.

4. Contact your local waste management company to see if they offer pick-up for recycling CFLs.

How does MyRecycler assist?

CFL bulbs

CFL lights contain a small amount of mercury, so it’s important to recycle them properly.

At MyRecycler we can help you with recycling CFL after collecting and sending those to our recycling center for proper disposal.

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