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[GreenYes] Compact Flourescent Lamps (CFLs)
Building the list below provided by Larry Cooper, does anyone have
figures for compact flourescent lamps (CFL's)?


                                Fluorescent and Incandescent Lamps:
                                Recyclable Material Conversion Chart

                                                Mercury    Trace
Total
                       Glass     Metal  (lbs. and  Elements*   Weight
Item                 (lbs.)     (lbs.)   mgs.)          (lbs.)
(lbs.)

Incandescent Bulb
           .1944     .011   .000000 (0 mg)      .011         0.216

2 ft. fluorescent lamp
           .2844     .016   .000044 (20 mg.)   .016         0.316

4 ft. fluorescent lamp
           .5544     .031  .000088 (40 mg.)    .031         0.616

4 ft. U tube
           .5544     .031   .000088 (40 mg.)   .031         0.616

8 ft. fluorescent lamp
         1.0944     .061   .000176 (80 mg.)   .060         1.216

453,590 milligrams = 1 pound (pd.)

* Phosphorous powder, electrodes of mixed materials etc. in amounts too
small to feasibly recycle.  Based upon information provided by the Ohio
Department of Administrative Services, Office of Energy Services.
Prepared by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of
Recycling and Litter Prevention. June 1999.

--
Stephan Pollard
Environmental Dynamics Ph.D. Program
Research Specialist, Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies
University of Arkansas
Ozark Hall, Rm 12
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Tel: (501) 575-8498
Fax: (501) 575-5218
http://www.cast.uark.edu/~sp/


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