Light Bulb, Fluorescent Return to Material Guide Home Search Recycling MenuRecycling Hub My Services Material Guide Household Items Construction & Demolition Electronics Fabric Food & Packaging Glass & Ceramics Hazardous Items Metal Paper Plastic Vehicle Related Wood Yard Waste Our Containers Plastics Acceptable Not Acceptable Collection Reminders External Links Top 10 Problems Recycle Coach Deposit Return What Becomes What Collection Reminders Extra Resources Light Bulb, Fluorescent All fluorescent lights (such as tubes and compact bulbs) contain mercury and are banned from your garbage. The HHW facilities accept fluorescent bulbs for recycling. We have produced a special handout here for the disposal of broken CFL's. Feel free to print out a copy! Visit the Make the Drop web site at Make The Drop to find your closest drop off location. ACCEPTABLE DISPOSAL This item may be disposed at a designated drop off location specializing in this material. This item may be disposed at a garbage drop off location such as a landfill or transfer station.