Category Archives: Light Bulbs

Reduce, Reuse, and Rejoice

Cute Christmas crafts can be made with the kids in 30 minutes or less using items you have around the house like light bulbs, CDs, and last years greeting cards. Penguin ornament: http://familycrafts.about.com/od/penguincrafts/ss/lbpenguin.htm CD photo ornament: http://familycrafts.about.com/od/cdcrafts/a/CDPhotoOrnament.htm Gift tags: http://familycrafts.about.com/cs/greetingcards/a/blgcardtags.htm

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Learn about recycling lamps and lights, lumens vs. wattage

LAMP RECYCLE¬† LampRecycle.org was developed by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) as a way to provide businesses and consumers a one-stop resource for recycling lamps. On the home page of the website you can enter your zip code under … Continue reading

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Recycle CFL Bulbs at Home Depot

HOME DEPOT Every Home Depot store now has a CFL bulb recycling center. Just put your old (unbroken) CFL bulbs in a plastic bag and drop them off in the orange boxes provided at your local Home Depot store. According … Continue reading

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How to clean up CFL light bulbs

Did You Know? The mercury from one fluorescent bulb can pollute 6,000 gallons of water beyond safe levels for drinking. Energy Star, the international standard for energy efficient consumer products, has a free downloadable fact sheet about how to clean … Continue reading

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