Fluorescent lights and those containing mercury can now be recycled free of …
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Have some of those swirly fluorescent lights to dispose of, but don’t know where to take them?

Washington residents can now recycle fluorescent lights and other mercury-containing lights for free at 130 sites throughout the state, with more recycling centers being added in the months ahead.

Currently, the only location in the Lower Valley is Grandview’s Ace Hardware at 224 Division St. in Grandview. Individuals or businesses can drop off up to 10 lights per day for free at the location.

LightRecycle Washington collection sites will take traditional fluorescent tubes (including straight, curved and circular tubes), the twisty compact fluorescent lights and high intensity discharge lights, which are commonly used in outdoor lighting fixtures. The program does not accept lighting fixtures or ballasts.

“Fluorescent lights are long-lasting and energy efficient, but they contain small amounts of toxic mercury, which needs to be recycled or properly disposed of,” said Laurie Davies, manager of Ecology’s Waste 2 Resources program.

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Fluorescent lights recycling program includes free Federal Way collection site
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Washington residents can now recycle fluorescent lights and other mercury-containing lights for free at 130 sites throughout the state, including one site in Federal Way.

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Washington residents can now recycle fluorescent lights and other mercury-containing lights for free at 130 sites throughout the state, including one site in Federal Way.

LightRecycle Washington collection sites will take traditional fluorescent tubes (including straight, curved and circular tubes), the twisty compact fluorescent lights and high intensity discharge lights, which are commonly used in outdoor lighting fixtures. The program does not accept lighting fixtures or ballasts.

Both individuals and businesses can drop off lights for recycling, although there is a limit of 10 lights per day. Visit www.lightrecyclewa.org to find a collection site near you.

The Federal Way site is located at Northshore Ace Hardware, 35419 21st Ave. SW. For information about this site, c…………… continues on Federal Way Mirror

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