Are LED Bulbs Recyclable How to recycle LED bulbsPAUL D
How to Recycle LED Bulbs?
LED bulbs are having a long lifespan of around 10-15 years. Here we will discuss some necessary steps in keeping your LED bulb energy efficient and eco-friendly long after it has gone dark. Here we are going to see some necessary steps how to recycle LED bulbs. We need to wrap the burnt-out LED bulb in a plastic bag, paper or other packaging materials to keep the glass cover safe from breaking. The broken glass of LEDs may hurt anyone.
LED bulbs do not contain dangerous toxic metals like mercury, but some LEDs may contain material which is not environment-friendly. Many may contain other hazardous substances such as lead and arsenic. We can either throw away burnt-out LED bulb in the household trash or go to Recycle stores. Recycling will protect our environment, and also the useful metals and glass can be reused.
You can drop your burn out LED to local recycling centre, e-waste recycling centre, as many of the metals they incorporate are reusable.
You will find the Recolight Bulb recycle store outdoors in your area. Recolight is the leading Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) compliance scheme for the lighting industry. Till now, Recolight has recycled more LEDs and luminaires than all other WEEE compliance schemes put together. Recolight gives most comprehensive free LED and luminaries recycling service in the UK.
At Household Waste Recycling Centers (HWRC) head to the Electronic Waste area where you will find containers. Some may look like this, but a variety of containers are used. They will all be clearly labelled for recycling your low energy light bulbs
You can also call your solid waste management district and see if they have any ideas. Large retail distributors often have a recycling program in place, and they may keep particular outlet which will accept recyclable LED bulbs free of charge. The Home Depot has fully implemented a responsible recycling program for its customers. This facility allows them to drop off light bulbs for their ultimate convenience.