Thursday, April 7, 2011

Unrecycled new light bulbs release mercury into the environment

Energy-efficient CFLs are increasingly popular but few people recycle the bulbs. As a result, U.S. landfills are releasing more than 4 tons of mercury annually into the atmosphere and storm water runoff, a study says....
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-lightbulb-mercury-20110407,0,3406825.story?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+latimes%2Fmostviewed+%28L.A.+Times+-+Most+Viewed+Stories%29
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