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Down and Dirty on CFLs

We've all seen Compact Fluorescents before, those twirly-looking, little bulbs that are supposed to save the planet but so many people seem to have a problem with. I've spoken to a lot of people abou…

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Compact Fluorescents, Mercury and the Environment

Q: I've switched to compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs), but Iíve read they contain mercury. Doesn't that preclude their benefit for the environment, and what about the health hazards? --Sarah, Buf…

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Thanks for the information. Will be reading food ingredients more carefully.