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Do you know how to clean up a broken compact fluorescent lightbulb (CFL) and how to dispose of one safely?

Poll Results: 8,710 votes
I don't use CFLs.

Learn how here in Healthy & Green Living.

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Sunday July 17, 2016, 4:06 PM


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Saturday March 19, 2016, 6:55 AM


Sue H.
Thursday December 24, 2015, 2:53 PM

Yes, which is why I won't buy them.

Andrea A.
Tuesday December 22, 2015, 5:29 AM


Janis K.
Wednesday December 16, 2015, 10:10 AM

Thanks for sharing.

Andrea A.
Thursday October 1, 2015, 7:25 AM


John B.
Tuesday September 22, 2015, 6:09 AM


Jo S.
Sunday August 30, 2015, 1:16 PM


M.N. J.
Tuesday August 4, 2015, 12:50 AM

Yep. Thanks for the link.

"If a CFL breaks, the EPA recommended protocol for handling the mercury is not to use your hands or a vacuum cleaner, but to sweep it up, and then wipe the area where it spilled with a damp paper towel. Open nearby windows for ventilation of the vapors."

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