Details how fluorescent and other hazardous light bulbs or tubes should be disposed of.
Includes strip lights, fluorescent tubes, compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and mercury bulbs.
These items are classified as both WEEE and Special Waste and as such are covered by both sets of regulation.
Works Division are registered as an authorised collection point for this type of waste on University (and University-maintained) premises.
Central Area Team Leader
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Departments may wish to purchase their own containers. Further information can be supplied by Works division on request.
For University areas not maintained by Works division (e.g. glass houses, etc...) you may still be able to use Works division special storage containers. Please follow the next steps:
APUC in 2008 awarded a term of contract with Edmundsons electrical for the supply of electrical products.
Included in this contract is the free collection and transportation of hazardous lamps from University premises to an authorised lamp recycling plant for safe disposal.
Please follow the link below to contact Edmundson electrical, newhailes branch, to arrange an uplift:
This article was published on Dec 10, 2009