Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs. CFLs vs. Incandescent Light Bulbs. CFLs last 10 times longer Use roughly ¼ the energy Produce 25% less heat while producing more light per watt Save YOU $$$. Purchasing CFLs. Check the label Equivalent incandescent bulb wattage Where the bulb can be used
The amount of mercury in a CFL is roughly equal to the amount of ink on the tip of a ballpoint pen.
In 2008, Home Depot® launched a nation-wide campaign offering free recycling of spent CFLs. Simply bring your spent CFL to any Home Depot® location.
This presentation was prepared by Ashley Osborne and Tyler Henningsen, Environmental and Natural Resource Issues Task Force. March 2010.
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