CFL Recycling

“You’re tryin’ to make me go to THE-trash, I said

So, you are using those quirky, squiggly CFL bulbs to save energy, eh? Good! Like batteries, don’t throw them away! It’s illegal in California, Maine, Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Ohio and Indiana because the bulbs contain small amounts of mercury – safe for you even if the bulb breaks, but when tiny amounts of mercury end up collecting in the landfill, nobody is happy.

The good news is, Ikea takes them back. For more information, check out your state here.


1 Comment »

  1. Amberlynn said

    Cool. I didn’t know that about the bulbs. Jenn, you’re amazing!

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