10 STEPS TO DISPOSE OF A BROKEN LIGHT BULB

We wrote about the safe disposal of CFLs before. Here are the 10 steps to dealing with a broken light bulb, according to the UK government (see image).

In addition, if you break a low energy light bulb you should evacuate the room for at least fifteen minutes. It is not recommended to use a vacuum cleaner to get rid of broken pieces and you should not inhale any dust. The British authorities want to replace all incandescent light bulbs by 2011 in order to fight climate change but professor John Hawk, spokesman of the British Dermatology Foundation, war...

Originally from TreeHugger on February 21, 2008, 12:52am

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