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A Brief Public Service Announcement

December 16, 2008

cfl-bulb1Everyone knows that compact fluorescent light bulbs are energy efficient.  But did you know that they contain small amounts of mercury?  As a result, they require special handling when broken and should be responsibly disposed of when they burn out.

I consider myself to be pretty eco-savvy, but I had no idea about this!  So I figured I would share the info here.

For tips on how to clean up a broken CFL bulb, click here.

For tips on how to dispose of a CFL bulb, including information on where you can recycle them in your state, click here.

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