How to dispose of old CFLs?
We know CFLs contain trace amounts of mercury. So what do you do with them once they burn out? The SWP recommends contact your local household hazardous waste dealer or the County offices. Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority accepts CFLs for disposal in their regular scheduled household hazardous waste collections. Click here for more resources on CFL disposal.
Click here for a listing of UP CFL Recycling site.
Click here for a Google Map of all the CFL recycling locations in Michigan.
Hear audio story on the CFL recycling program in Michigan at www.michigannow.org.
Recycling burned out CFLs is easy........
How do you deal with broken CFLS? Broken CFL Guidelines
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