Go Recycle | Your Washington Area Resource for Recycling Information

Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) Bulb Recycling

cfl bulbCFLs offer extended life and energy efficiency compared to traditional incandescent bulbs. Because the bulb contain a small amount of mercury, it is best to recycle them instead of placing them in the regular trash.

What Can I Do?

Local Companies
A few retail stores are offering CFL recycling including:

Local Government Recycling Programs
Local governments accept CFLs at their periodic household hazardous waste (HHW) collection events or permanent HHW drop off sites.

Other Useful CFL Links