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Do You Know Why and How Lamps are Recycled?
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Recycling fluorescent lamps is not only a green idea, but the right thing to do! Recycling reduces waste, saves energy, protects our environment, protects wildlife, preserves landfill space, and more. Fluorescent lamps contain mercury and in most cases are considered hazardous. If not properly disposed of, mercury has a harmful effect on the environment.

Have you ever wondered how fluorescent lamps are recycled? After arriving at a permitted recycling facility, the lamps are recycled in machines designed to break down the lamp and then separate the glass, metal, and mercury. Click here to see the lamp recycling process. Once the glass is clean of the mercury it can be reused as well as the metal, mercury, and phosphor powder.

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Green Your Facility By Recycling with the Bulb Eater®!

Bulb Eater


The Bulb Eater® 3 with Intelli Technology® is the most efficient way to recycle large quantities of fluorescent lamps, saving up to 20 hours of labor per 1,000 lamps and 80% in storage space. The single model is capable of crushing straight linear lamps of any length, u-tubes, and CFLs! View Demo! Schedule a Bulk Pickup when the drum is full to transport and recycle the crushed lamps.


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Bulb Eater® 3 UpGrade Program
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Do you currently own a Bulb Eater®, but interested in the next generation Bulb Eater® 3 with Intelli Technology®? Call your Air Cycle account executive today to learn what the new Intelli Technology® control system offers and enjoy a special price for current Bulb Eater® owners. Please provide the serial number for your Bulb Eater® VRS, VRSU, or CFL Premium machine when contacting us. Please note: Only available in the Continental US (48 states), Canada, & District of Columbia.

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Lots of Waste? Schedule a Bulk Pickup Today!
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Air Cycle truckWith only six weeks remaining in 2014, and the holiday season fast approaching, our Universal Waste (lamps, batteries, ballasts, E-waste) pickup schedules are starting to fill quickly. We are committed to servicing your recycling needs by this year’s end, but we’ll need your assistance to get those pickups scheduled. If you have materials that you’d like to have picked up, please click here to submit an online pickup request. Alternatively, you can contact your Air Cycle account representative, or give us a call at 800-909-9709.

Thank you for your business and we look forward to serving you in 2015 and beyond.

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Facts for FAQs

Q. Is my waste recycled in the United States?

A. YES! All material is processed at permitted recycling facilities in the United States of America, nothing is shipped overseas.

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