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Recycle your lights.

Whether you are a consumer or a business, contribute to the recycling of mercury-containing lights. Various recycling options are available free of charge!

Accepted lights

Select a light category to learn more and find a collection site.

Tip: If you are unsure whether a light bulb contains mercury, look for the Hg symbol (the elemental symbol for mercury) on the bulb. Some light bulbs may also be labeled with the words “contains mercury.” Download our Light Identification Guide for more tips.

  • Characteristics

    Any length, diameter or light output, straight, linear, curved or circular configuration (curved, square, U-shaped, etc.) Tanning bed tubes belong to this category.

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  • Characteristics

    A compact fluorescent light has a spiral tube to indicate the presence of mercury in the light. The tube may or may not be contained inside a glass bulb cover. If covered, it may come in a variety of shapes and sizes.

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  • Characteristics

    All shapes, sizes and of different base types: plug-in, screw-in, etc.  These lamps produce a black or ultraviolet light used for sterilisation. They can also be used as grow lights for plants.

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  • Characteristics

    HID bulbs (mercury vapour, high-pressure sodium, and metal halide) vary in size and are bigger than conventional bulbs (CFLs). They are identified by the second glass inside the bulb. They are primarily used in commercial, industrial, or public spaces (warehouses, street lighting, parking lots, sports fields, etc.). Xenon automotive headlights are also accepted.

    HID light recycling Find a collection site
  • Characteristics

    These lamps are commonly used in commercial projection systems, home theater projectors and wall-mounted video equipment.

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Characteristics

Any length, diameter or light output, straight, linear, curved or circular configuration (curved, square, U-shaped, etc.) Tanning bed tubes belong to this category.

Find a collection site
Characteristics

A compact fluorescent light has a spiral tube to indicate the presence of mercury in the light. The tube may or may not be contained inside a glass bulb cover. If covered, it may come in a variety of shapes and sizes.

Find a collection site
Characteristics

All shapes, sizes and of different base types: plug-in, screw-in, etc.  These lamps produce a black or ultraviolet light used for sterilisation. They can also be used as grow lights for plants.

Find a collection site
Characteristics

HID bulbs (mercury vapour, high-pressure sodium, and metal halide) vary in size and are bigger than conventional bulbs (CFLs). They are identified by the second glass inside the bulb. They are primarily used in commercial, industrial, or public spaces (warehouses, street lighting, parking lots, sports fields, etc.). Xenon automotive headlights are also accepted.

HID light recycling Find a collection site
Characteristics

These lamps are commonly used in commercial projection systems, home theater projectors and wall-mounted video equipment.

Find a collection site

Large volume?

RecycFluo supports businesses in their recycling process. A direct pickup service is offered, free of charge, to businesses with large quantities of mercury-containing lamps.

About RecycFluo

We are a non-profit program that recycles mercury-containing light bulbs and fluorescent tubes from Quebec consumers and businesses free of charge and responsibly.

Become a
collection site

Contribute to the safe recycling of end-of-life mercury-containing lights! Become a RecycFluo drop-off point and help us expand our collection network across the province. 

To learn more, contact us.

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