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Fluorescent light bulbs, including CFL bulbs, contain a very small amount of mercury sealed within the glass tubing. If the bulb breaks, the EPA recommends the following procedure to properly clean-up and dispose of the bulb.
If properly recycled, 100 percent of the mercury in a fluorescent or CFL bulb is reusable! Want to learn more? Read this ENERGY STAR star FAQ sheet on CFLs (in PDF form) or these EPA cleanup guidelines. Or find a CFL recycling center near you.
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