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SWANCC has established a Residential CFL Drop-Off Program for member
Many Ace Hardware, Do it Best Hardware and Home Depot stores accept compact
fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) only for recycling. Check local listings for locations, and call
individual stores for specifics.

Chicago Household Chemicals & Computer Recycling Facility
1150 N North Branch St, Chicago
Operated by the City of Chicago and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Tuesdays: 7:00 am to 12:00 pm
Thursdays: 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm
1st Saturday of month: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Residential waste only (no business or commercial sector waste). Accept compact
fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs and tubes. This facility accepts many additional items for
recycling. See site for details.

Everlights, Inc.
1900 Greenwood St, Evanston
(877) 934-9873
Commercially recycles Accepts bulbs, tubes, lamps and ballasts. Also accepts batteries,
thermostats and some electronics. Call for pricing.

Fluorecycle, Inc.
27780 W Concrete Dr, Ingleside
(815) 363-4411
Can recycle all types of mercury-containing lamps including fluorescent, HID, UV, CFL
and specialty lamps. Call for pricing.

Lighting Resources, LLC
(866) 375-7340
Greenwood, IN
See website for pre-paid recycling options for gas discharge, high intensity and halogen
lamps and ballasts. Industry/commercial. Recycling kits are also available for batteries,
electronic waste, mercury devices and smoke detectors.

Accepts CFLs at in-store recycling centers. Also recycles rechargeable batteries, cell
phones, plastic shopping bags and plastic plant trays and pots.

Think Green From Home (Waste Management)
Delivers electronic recycling kit in choice of three sizes, with a return-shipping label. See
website for prices and information about types of electronics, batteries and CFLs

Veolia Environmental Services
RecyclePak® Mail-Back Recycling.  See website for recycling options for lamps, ballast,
batteries, e-waste and mercury-bearing wastes.

Fluorescent bulbs may also be taken to Household Chemical Waste events for
residential materials only

Updated 10-15-18


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