(Last Updated: 8/23/2018)
Hazardous Waste. Free Drop-Off Recycling Available. CFLs are known for their "corkscrew" design, but they also have other shapes and sizes. CFLs and other fluorescent bulbs contain mercury, which is hazardous to human and environmental health. Do not put them in the garbage.
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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