Fluorescent Light bulb recycling

Fluorescent light bulb recycling is a process where the materials of a used fluorescent light bulb is reused. The glass of the fluorescent light bulb is turned into new glass objects, the aluminum that is used on both sides of the fluorescent light bulb is also recycled as well as the white layer inside of the fluorescent light bulb which is recycled and used in paints. Correct recycling of fluorescent light bulbs is very important, it needs to be recycled in a way where the mercury is not released into our environment.

For more in-depth information on the disposal methods and how the mercury in the fluorescent light bulb is contained click here

 

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