A Brief Public Service AnnouncementDecember 16, 2008
Everyone 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.