Fluorescent light bulbs and tubes (straight, circular and U-shaped), compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs, UV radiation tubes, HID bulbs, and metal halide and sodium bulbs contain mercury and are all considered hazardous and should be brought to a Household Hazardous Waste Collection day.
Also some local outlets, such as those listed below, offer CFL recycling services, usually at no cost, either on their own or as part of utility-run programs.
- J&L Hardware in Fairfax: 802-849-6402
- Aubuchon’s St. Albans: 802-524-9855 – CFL Bulb Recycling Center
- Aubuchon’s Enosburg Falls: 802- 933-2972 – CFL Bulb Recycling Center