Light Fixtures added to program

In addition to collecting the following types of light bulbs for recycling: UV and germicidal lamps, incandescent and halogen bulbs, compact fluorescent lights (CFLs), light emitting diodes (LEDs), ultra high performance (UHP) lamps, and high-intensity discharge lamps (HIDs), the depot is now accepting Lighting Fixtures.

A residential Lighting Fixture is any product with a primary purpose to provide light. Common examples of residential-use lighting fixtures include floor lamps, chandeliers, table lamps, ceiling lights, flashlights and Christmas lights.

All bulbs/lamps and lighting fixtures should be handed directly to a depot staff member and if a bulb is broken it MUST be bagged and taped/zip locked shut before dropping it off (this is for the safety of depot users and staff).

For additional details about this program, visit the LightRecycle website http://www.lightrecycle.ca/consumers/accepted-products. For more information on safe handling and clean up of broken bulbs, visit Health Canada's website at www.hc-sc.gc.ca or call the BC Recycling Hotline at 604-RECYCLE.


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