Mercury-Containing Lights Product Stewardship ProgramMercury-Containing Light Product Stewardship Program has a new operator:
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Mercury Containing Lights InformationIn 2010 the Washington Legislature passed the law for Mercury-Containing Lights - proper disposal (Chapter 70.275 RCW). This law establishes a producer-financed product stewardship program for the collection, transportation and recycling of mercury-containing lights.
"Mercury-containing lights" include lights, bulbs, tubes or other devices that provide functional illumination in homes, businesses, and outdoor stationary fixtures.Mercury-containing lights were chosen for product stewardship for the following reasons:
Mercury-Containing Lights tells what types of lights contain mercury and why recycling is important.
Mercury-Containing Lights and Lights as Universal Waste is a page with information for businesses on how to handle mercury-containing lights.
Where can I recycle mercury-containing lights?Visit www.earth911.org to find mercury-containing light recycling services in your area.
Visit 1-800-RECYCLE, click on "Miscellaneous" under the Recyclable Material category to find "Fluorescent Lights."
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