Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Compact fluorescents (CFLs) cannot be placed in the trash because they contain a small amount of mercury. They can be brought to the Regional Hazardous Waste Collection Sites at Colrain and Conway transfer stations.
Disposal is available for residents of Buckland, Charlemont, Colrain, Deerfield, Heath, Leverett, Montague, New Salem, Northfield, Orange, Rowe, Shelburne, Warwick, Wendell, and Whately at their towns' transfer stations. There may be a disposal fee. Unwanted, unbroken CFLs may be brought to the special recycling boxes in the lobbies of Home Depot or Lowe's Stores, free of charge.

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