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Fluorescent and High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lights

Effective February 9, 2006, Recology Yuba-Sutter cannot collect debris boxes, bins, or carts (garbage, recycling, or green waste), which contain ANY energy efficient lights [Fluorescent and High Intensity Discharge (HID) light tubes, bulbs, or lamps, neon, etc.]. These items must be properly disposed of through the Yuba-Sutter Household Hazardous Waste Facility, or other programs.

For additional information, please refer to the following two Recology Yuba-Sutter information flyers:

Fluorescent Tube Disposal Instructions

How to Clean Up Broken CFLs and Other Mercury-containing Lamps and Tubes, Households or Small Amounts of Breakage

California Department of Toxic Substances Control Information regarding fluorescent lamp management can be found at: