Light Bulbs

  • Incandescent Filament Light Bulbs and Halogen light bulbs – dispose of as trash
  • Fluorescent lamps and bulbs – All fluorescent lamps contain small amounts of mercury and should be recycled.
    • Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs) – These curly tube bulbs are accepted at drop boxes inside Home Depot and Lowes for free recycling.
    • Fluorescent tubes – Residents can bring tubes to any household hazardous waste event. Businesses must make arrangements for disposal. See below for a list of local vendors:
Business Organizations:
AERC Recycling Solutions, Allentown, PA (610) 797-7608, www.aerc.com
Air Cycle Corporation, 800-909-9709, www.aircycle.com
GoClear Corporation Lamp & Electronic Recycling, 610-444-0688, www:gocler.com