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Resources for Recycling and cleaning up Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs)

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Don't Be Left in the Dark: Safely Cleanup and Recycle CFLs (PDF) (2 pp, 869K, about PDF) | en Español (PDF) (2 pp, 876K, about PDF)

Learn how to safely clean up a broken CFL.

Recycling and Disposal After a CFL Burns Out

Learn about the importance of safe recycling and Disposal of used CFLs, and where you can recycle them.


Learn more about the energy-saving benefits of CFLs and the importance of proper clean-up, recycling, or disposal of CFLs.

Recycling / Disposal Options

Collection, recycling, and exchange programs for mercury-containing devices, such as thermometers, thermostats, CFLs, and blood-pressure cuffs.

Earth 911 Exit EPA

Type in your zip code to find your nearest recycling facility and what materials they collect for recycling.

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