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  • The Dangers of not recycling fluorescent lamps

    If you use fluorescent light bulbs, there will come a time for you to retire them. Understand the importance of fluorescent lamp recycling will help you to make sound, sustainable decisions in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and basically anywhere you set your ecological footprint. When it comes to lighting up your home and office, fluorescent lamps are the recommended choice for its superior efficiency.   Read More...

  • Why it’s Important to Recycle Televisions and Other Electronics

    When the useful life of your TV or other electronic equipment runs out, what do you do with it? You can’t simply throw them out, as it’s against the law. But with 438 million electronic devices sold in this country in 2009 alone, twice the amount sold in 1997, there’s got to be somewhere to throw all those old items safely away.   Read More...

  • A Guide to Fluorescent Lamp Disposal

    Overview Take a look around your home or business. Chances are, your lamps and other lights are powered by Fluorescent Lamps or their smaller counterpart, Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL), which operate via an electric current moving through a tube that uses argon and mercury vapor to generate ultraviolet light, according to Energy Star. This ultraviolet light then turns on a coating known as phosphor to emit the light that you see.   Read More...

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