Greener Future Fridays: Bright Lights

 

 

 

 

One great way to get started living green is to switch out some of your standard light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL’s).  It’s easy and simple and something you can do yourself right now to make a big difference!  According to Energy Star, CFL’s use 75% less energy and last 10 times longer than incandescent bulbs!  CFL’s may be slightly more expensive in the store but it will save you money in the long run on your electricity bill.  They are also available in many shapes and sizes.  If you switch just one bulb it will reduce greenhouse emissions by 450 pounds.  If every US household replaced their 5 most used light bulbs this would be like taking 8 million cars of the road.  So do your part, change a light! 

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    Recyclebug said,

    You need to add correct disposal of the light bulbs to your information because they should not be put into the garbage due to the mercury. They need to be handled as hazardour waste. Home Depot is taking them. If you don’t have a Home Depot you can take them to a hazardous waste facality or event


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