• How to Recycle Light Bulbs

    From time to time, we get asked how to recycle spent light bulbs and other electronics. Earth911.com is an easy way to find out how to dispose of all kinds of light bulbs, including incandescent bulbs , LED light bulbs , and CFL type light bulbs . On the above site, there's info for virtually...
  • The CFL Bulb Gets Color

    CFL bulbs save energy and now they can save your next party by adding a blast of color. These guys come in a hot red and a yellow, and offer 8,000 hours of party-tastic lighting. Take a look in our light bulbs sort: ECObulb Red CFL Light Bulb or ECObulb Yellow CFL Light Bulb .
  • What Do I Do If a CFL Fluorescent Light Bulb Breaks?

    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. Open a window and leave the room for 15 minutes or more. ...
  • Review of the Decade

    ABC News has posted an "End of the Decade" feature at their website. It's a great rundown of top stories from the 00's. Reminisce about Enron, the debut of American Idol, Martha Stewart goes to prison, and more. Click to see it at ABCnews.com . This decade in lighting has been all...
  • CFL Light Bulbs Lower Your Electric Bill

    We ran across this blog post about switching from regular light bulbs to using CFL light bulbs in order to lower your electric costs on Blogging Away Debt : "What I did was install CFL light bulbs in almost every light socket in our house. I've heard so many good things about them saving...
  • Tips for Keeping CFL Bulbs Glowing

    Popular Mechanics magazine reports on how to keep your CFL bulbs working at their peak performance level. One interesting idea: leave them running. "The more continuous the use of a bulb, the longer it’ll burn because the most damage to the components is done during starts," says...
  • Color CFL Outdoor Floodlights

    We blogged recently about the color CFL bulbs that we have; see The CFL Bulb Gets Color . We also now carry color CFL floodlights for outdoor patio or porch use. Customer "bc" wrote to us about them: "I have been looking for these colored outdoor CFL floodlights for quite some time...
  • Where Can I Use Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs?

    We get this question fairly often: in what lamps and fixtures can I use CFL bulbs? The answer is simple - any incandescent fixture or lamp that will accommodate a CFL bulb can be switched out. Most CFL bulbs fit into most sockets, the exception being some table lamps where the larger CFL bulbs won't...
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