Incandescent Light Bulbs

Landfill

Updated on March 9, 2019

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Incandescent Light Bulbs

Instructions

Only incandescent and halogen light bulbs can go in the landfill bin. Fluorescent bulbs are considered hazardous waste.

Alternatives

Install more energy-efficient lighting. LEDs are the most energy-efficient light bulbs, followed by CFLs (which are considered Household Hazardous Waste when burned-out).

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Facts

Incandescent bulbs are being phased out of commercial scale manufacture due to their inefficiency.

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