Commercial customers can purchase a recycling shipping box by contacting the local Consolidated Electrical Distributors at 360-452-9705. There are other recycling options, including businesses that sell boxes to mail back to their facility.
Washington State law requires that all mercury-containing lights be recycled, as mercury is a potent neurotoxin. Disposing of mercury-containing lights in the regular garbage can cause the mercury to be released if they break, vaporizing at room temperature.
The Recycling Process of Mercury-Containing Light Bulbs
If you have additional questions about Household Hazardous Waste or are unable to find the proper method of disposal for your waste, please contact us.