Light Bulbs

Light bulbs

  • incandescent bulbs (standard light bulbs) should be wrapped in newspaper and put in the general rubbish
  • energy saving and other mercury containing bulbs (including fluorescent tubes) should be recycled or treated as hazardous waste due to the mercury contained in them
  • for households only – collection boxes for energy saving and other mercury containing bulbs (including fluorescent tubes) are available at Bunnings Warehouse, Stoke; Nelson City Council Transfer Station; and Nelson City Council reception area
  •  for businesses  – Interwaste provide a collection box and pick-up service, fees apply. All parts of the bulb are recycled.

Contacts:

Interwaste   Ph: 0800 102 131