Fluorescent bulbs good for environment, if treated properly
Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo
CFL bulbs account for a quarter of new sales, and each of these contains up to 5 milligrams of mercury. Mercury is a poison and neurotoxin, and one of the worst environmental contaminants. Several states, including California, require fluorescent lights to be recycled for all households and businesses.
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