Fluorescent Light Bulbs


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Fluorescent light bulbs, including compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) and tubes, contain a small amount of mercury and should be treated as hazardous waste and disposed of properly. Learn more about products containing mercury.

Residents may bring fluorescent light bulbs to a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) drop-off location or HHW collection event, where offered.

Eastern Waste Management – Collection Events

Eastern Waste Management provides disposal services and collection events for household hazardous waste (HHW), such as oil, paint, fluorescent light bulbs, batteries.

Location: Servicing communities in Eastern Newfoundland (metro municipalities are serviced by the Residential Drop-off at the Robin Hood Bay Regional Landfill).
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Residential Drop-Off – Robin Hood Bay Regional Waste Management Facility

The Robin Hood Bay Regional Waste Management Facility provides residents in the eastern waste management region with free disposal services at the Residential Drop-Off site. Items accepted include: bulk waste, beverage containers (excludes glass), mixed containers, paper, cardboard, electronics, garbage, household hazardous waste (HHW), paint, oil, yard waste scrap metal and MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires).

Location: 340 East White Hills Road, St. John’s
Phone: 311
Web: www.robinhoodbay.ca

Think About It

Compact fluorescent light bulbs may cost more, but they will save you money in the long run.  They last for years and use far less energy than incandescent bulbs.