CFLs / Guides

Warm light and dimmable LED bulbs

All about LED bulbs - video

...CFLs) were a great stop along the way but have passed their usefullness in our opinion. CFL bulbs are more efficient than incandescent bulbs but less so than LEDs. Their life span is shorter, and in the event of one breaking, Health Canada recommends ventilating your home to remove mercury gas. LEDs are estimated to ...

Disposing of household waste properly - recycling, garbage & toxic materials

Waste management: compost and recycling

...CFLs) contain mercury gas which is very toxic to humans. Use caution when disposing of them; if they break inside your home, you should air out your home immediately. Some box stores will accept old bulbs. Ultimately though, they should be treated with the same care as other toxic materials in your home. Where to dis...