Whitepaper: Safe Lamp Crushing and Recycling

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Safely Recycle Fluorescent Lamps by Crushing with Air Cycle's Bulb Eater®

Mercury is an essential element in the millions of energy-saving fluorescent lamps that are in use throughout the United States and the world. However, it also can be very harmful to the environment and humans and, when disposed of as waste, is considered “hazardous.”

Protecting the health and safety of employees and reducing facility liability are important considerations when selecting a lamp recycling solution. This whitepaper covers the essential elements of safely recycling lamps, with emphasis on using the Bulb Eater® lamp crushing system as an initial step in the lamp recycling process.