Creating a better world includes finding solutions that work to address multiple issues. Using fluorescent lighting reduces greenhouse gas emissions, mercury and other pollutants coming from fossil-fuel fired power plants. To work, these lamps need mercury. Currently, the end-of-life for most household fluorescent lamps is through landfilling or incineration.
Links provided highlight the National Green Lighting campaign’s efforts to extend responsibility for all mercury-containing lighting by providing convenient, comprehensive and sustainable end-of-life solutions; as well as reducing toxicity, improving lighting quality and increasing efficiency/longevity of all lamps sold.