Re: Recycling of Glass from Fluorescent Lights
Tue, 28 Dec 1999 11:47:40 EST

In answer to John Reindl's inquiry regarding flourescent tube glass
recycling, there is a company located in Seattle that recycles the glass
after capturing the mercury inside the tubes. I am not sure what they do
about the phosphorous. Contact Craig Lorch at Total Reclaim -

Dr. Jeffrey Morris
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