Trash & Recycling

Light Bulb Recycling

Did You Know? Every year, about 600 million fluorescent light bulbs are disposed of in U.S. landfills. This amounts to about 30,000 pounds of mercury waste.

Broken CFL light bulbLight bulbs can break and the vapors can harm not only workers, but also the environment through seeping into groundwater. It is important to dispose of light bulbs properly.

This list is provided as a public service and is not an endorsement of these companies or their services. The City is not responsible for any errors or omissions in this listing.

The following locations accept light bulbs.

    Light bulbs are accepted at the Riverside corporation yard (8095 Lincoln Ave.) ONLY during the following Free Bulky Item and E-Waste Drop Off Events.
  • 2/1/2014
  • 8/16/2014

Let us know if another location in the City of Riverside recycles fluorescent or CFL light bulbs by clicking here!

Fluorescent Light Bulb Recyclers
Riverside County Household Hazardous Waste Facility
Home Depot
Lowe's

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