Feb 7, 2011 6:29 PM by Greg Boyce
Pueblo businesses offer fluorescent bulb recycling
The Pueblo Health Department reminds residents that fluorescent light bulbs need to be recycled, because they contain a small amount of mercury.
Pueblo city and county residents can drop off spent fluorescent light bulbs at the following locations during regular business hours, but call first, fees may apply:
- Habitat for Humanity ReStore at 2313 S. Prairie Avenue
- Southern Colorado Services & Recycling, 1731 Erie Avenue (linear tubes only)
- Black Hills Energy, 105 S. Victoria Avenue (Compact bulbs only)
- Pueblo Lighting, 5176 Ridge Drive
- Pueblo Hydroponics & Organics, 113 W. 4th Street
- Pueblo West Hydroponics & Organics, 609 E. Enterprise Drive
- Home Depot, 4450 N. Freeway Road (Compact bulbs only)
- Lowe's Home Improvement, 1225 Hwy 50 W. and 2900 W. Pueblo Blvd. (Compact bulbs only)
For more information, call the Pueblo City-County Health Department's Recycle Hotline at 719-583-4924.