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

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Poll Results: 8,710 votes
54%
No.
 
32%
Yes.
 
14%
I don't use CFLs.
 

Learn how here in Healthy & Green Living.




223 Comments   add a comment >>
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


No

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


Thanks for sharing.

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


No

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


Yes.

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


Yes.

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."


Jo Recovering
Friday July 10, 2015, 5:38 PM


I do now.

Andrea A.
Friday July 10, 2015, 8:53 AM


No

Andrea A.
Friday April 17, 2015, 8:59 AM


No



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