Light Bulb, Incandescent 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, Incandescent Put broken and burned-out incandescent light bulbs in the garbage. Be sure to put broken pieces in a container or box if you place on the curb. Only glass bottles and jars can be recycled in your blue box or wheelie bin or at the convenience depots. Other glass items have different melting points and must be recycled with special processes. Fluorescent lights are handled differently. See Light Bulbs, Fluorescent. ACCEPTABLE DISPOSAL This item may be disposed at curbside in your regular waste collection program. This item may be disposed at a garbage drop off location such as a landfill or transfer station.