How to Dispose of Curly Lightbulbs?

Answer Those curly light bulbs that you see in lamps and other light fixtures are "compact fluorescent light bulbs" (CFLs). According to the Energy Star website, using CFLs in light fixtures can use as mu... Read More »

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How do I dispose of fluorescent lightbulbs in North Carolina?

StorageStore the fluorescent bulbs safely. A box or other sturdy container can hold your used fluorescent bulbs, but take care to store them so they do not break. All fluorescent bulbs contain merc... Read More »

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How many different types of lightbulbs are there?

Thomas Edison is generally credited as the inventor of the lightbulb, but man's quest for incandescent lighting began as early as 1809. There are seven basic lightbulb types, each with a specific p... Read More »

What are LED lightbulbs made of?

LED lighting is made from gallium nitride (GaN). This lighting instantly turns on and can burn for 100,000 hours before needing replacement, which is 10 times longer than a fluorescent lamp and 130... Read More »