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[GreenYes] Re: Institutional incandescent/CFL switch program

This reminds me of the old joke:

Question: How many recyclers does it take to screw in a light bulb?

Answer: 61. One to do the work and 60 to hold a conference to figure out
whether there¹s something better to do with the old bulb than throw it in
the trash.


on 3/6/06 2:08 PM, Paradoxish@no.address at Paradoxish@no.address wrote:

> I'm working with a University that wants to provide students with
> CFLs when students trade in incandescents. Does anyone know if there
> is any value in using the working incandescents that have been trading
> in or should they simply be recycled? I imagine the energy savings
> from CFLs warrants the simple disposal (recycling) of the incandescents
> instead of continuing to use them at all...
> I appreciate knowing of any other schools that have done programs like
> this that you are aware of.
> Thanks!!

David Biddle, Executive Director

P.O. Box 4037
Philadelphia, PA 19118
215-432-8225 (mobile)


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