Fluorescent & LED Light Bulb Recycling

CFL tubesCFLFluorescent light bulbs contain a pen tip amount of mercury, a nerve toxin that affects the way an individual functions. Broken fluorescent bulbs can release mercury in landfills and contaminate the air we breathe, as well as poison our waterways and the foods we eat. Click here to learn how to clean up a broken bulb in your home.

The Allen County Solid Waste Management District, in partnership with Connolly’s & Umbers Do- It-Best Centers and Grabill Hardware, operates a year-round light bulb collection program.

Allen County residents are encouraged to bring their bulbs to specially marked containers located at the service desk at Connolly’s & Umber’s Do-It-Best Centers and Grabill Hardware. Connolly’s & Umber’s Do It Best Centers, as well as Grabill Hardware, accepts bulbs up to 8 foot in length, CFLs, and LEDs.LEDs

All other sizes of fluorescent bulbs are accepted at Tox-Away Day, the District’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection event.

BULB RECYCLING DROP-OFF LOCATIONS:

Connolly’s Do It Best
515 E Dupont Rd
(Accepts bulbs up to 8 foot in length, CFLs & LEDs)

Umber’s Do¬†It Best
2413 Lower Huntington Rd.
(Accepts bulbs up to 8 foot in length, CFLs & LEDs)

Connolly’s Do It Best
1642 Wells St.
(Accepts bulbs up to 8 foot in length, CFLs & LEDs)

Umber’s Do It Best
2814 Maplecrest Rd.
(Accepts bulbs up to 8 foot in length, CFLs, & LEDs)

Connolly’s Do It Best
5221 S. Calhoun St.
(Accepts bulbs up to 8 foot in length, CFLs & LEDs)

Grabill Hardware
13534 Main Street, Grabill
(Accepts bulbs up to 8 foot in length, CFLs & LEDs)

Connolly’s Do It Best
10301 Illinois Rd
(Accepts bulbs up to 8 foot in length, CFLs & LEDs)

Batteries Plus Bulbs
105 West Washington Center Road
(Accepts bulbs up to 8 foot in length, CFLs & LEDs)

 

FOR RESIDENTS OF ALLEN COUNTY ONLY!

NO COMMERCIAL DROP-OFFS!

Businesses interested in properly disposing of fluorescent and or/LED bulbs should fill out a registration form or call our Household Hazardous Waste Coordinator at 449-7335 to make arrangements.

For more information, please contact the District .