(Last Updated: 8/23/2018)
Hazardous Waste. Free Drop-Off Recycling Available. High Intensity Discharge (HID) contain mercury, which is hazardous to human and environmental health. Do not put them in the garbage. HIDs are commonly used for outdoor lighting or vehicle headlamps. Includes high pressure sodium, mercury vapor, metal halide, ultraviolet (UV) ultra high performance (UHP), and germicidal.
How can you tell if your bulb contains mercury?The best way to check for mercury is to look for the letters "Hg" (the symbol for mercury) on the base of the lamp or on the packaging.
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