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: