Latest Trustworthy News from Dr. Mercola - delivered straight to your inbox!

Home Depot Recycles Compact Fluorescent Bulbs


This is an older article that may not reflect Dr. Mercola’s current view on this topic. Use our search engine to find Dr. Mercola’s latest position on any health topic.

Compact fluorescent light bulbs are an increasingly popular way to save energy. But improper disposal of the bulbs creates a hazard, because they contain small amounts of mercury.

Home Depot, the nation’s second-largest retailer, has announced that it will take back old compact fluorescents in all of its U.S. stores, creating the nation’s most widespread recycling program for the bulbs.


By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of cookies, revised Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.