Learn about recycling lamps and lights, lumens vs. wattage

LAMP RECYCLE CFL Bulbs in Bathroom

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 “Find a recycling location” to find a recycler close to your home or office, learn about the difference in lumens and wattage, how to clean up a CFL bulb and hear about new regulations in 2012 that will make the old 100-watt incandescent bulbs obsolete.

Residential Lighting: http://www.lamprecycle.org/ 

Commercial Lamp Recyclers: http://www.lamprecycle.org/lamprecyclers.shtml 

 

Check out:  http://www.energy.ca.gov/lightbulbs/lightbulb_faqs.html  to learn about new regulations coming on January 1, 2012 in the United States.

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