Cleaning Up a Broken Compact Fluorescent Lightbulb (CFL)

Broken CFL

Summary

Twice in one week to people I know? Yep, it’s time for a PSA. No need to freak out, but that powdery stuff in compact fluorescent light bulbs IS hazardous (it contains mercury).

Here’s the EPA’s how-to: http://www2.epa.gov/cfl/cleaning-broken-cfl

(originally shared via Google+ on May 21, 2014)

Twice in one week to people I know? Yep, it’s time for a PSA. No need to freak out, but that powdery stuff in compact fluorescent light bulbs IS hazardous (it contains mercury).
Broken CFL

Here’s the EPA’s how-to: http://www2.epa.gov/cfl/cleaning-broken-cfl

(originally shared via Google+ on May 21, 2014)

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