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Re: [greenyes] Mercury in the waste stream: Targeting fluorescent lamps

How would you pay for that program? The city would be absorbing the disposal costs for each lamp from all sources including LQGs who were savvy enough to bring the lamps to these 'unsupervised' drop-offs. Any financing options?

>>> Debra Lombard <dlombard@no.address> 08/02/2005 3:37:32 PM >>>
I would imagine that a good way to encourage proper disposal of fl lamps
is to ask stores such as Home Depot, Lowe's and other retail stores that
sell large number of Fl lamps/bulbs to have customers carefully bring in
their used lamps to the store and put them into a plastic lined box made
for such.
Maybe the City could pass an ordinance to have this done for all retailers
of fl lamps.

Debra Lombard, LEED AP
Sustainable Design Specialist
The RETEC Group, Inc.
900 Chapel St., 2nd Fl - Box 9
New Haven, CT 06510
Tel: 203-868-0137
Fax: 203-773-3657

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