Recycling & Waste

Light Bulbs

Legal Considerations

It is illegal to place fluorescent, high intensity discharge (HID) and other non-incandescent lights in the trash because they contain mercury.


The following light bulbs are safe to put in the trash:

Hazardous Waste

The light bulbs below are hazardous and should not be placed in the trash. Bring these bulbs to the household hazardous waste collection sites for free.​