CFL Bulbs and Mercury

While CFL light bulbs are energy efficient, they do have one bad component – Mercury. NPR has a nice article about the subject which talks about the need to recycle these bulbs. Unfortunately there are very few places which do this, but there are a few. Here’s a list of local St. Louis locations. Nationally, Home Depot is recycling these bulbs.


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