Recycling Options

There are many options near you to recycle your Fluorescent and HID lamps.  Many Home Depot, IKEA and Lowes stores provide free CFL recycling.

Additional options include:

  • Residents of Maine and Vermont can use this Recycling Locator to find retailers and local government facilities that participate in the states’ stewardship programs and recycle CFLs, fluorescent tubes, and HIDs for free.
  • Residents of Washington can visit LightRecycle or use this Recycling Locator to learn more about recycling CFLs, fluorescent tubes, or HIDs.
  • Consumers in other states can find recycling locations for CFLS and fluorescent tubes by accessing Earth911’s Locator and entering either term in the search box.
  • Information on disposing High Intensity Discharge (HID) lamps such as mercury vapor, metal halide, or high pressure sodium can be obtained from local hazardous waste authorities, household hazardous waste collection sites in your area, or by contacting the Association or Lighting and Mercury Recyclers: www.ALMR.org.