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RCRA Online Number:51348
Title:Fluorescent Lamp Recycling
Document Date:02/01/2009
Description:This document provides information to businesses interested in recycling their spent mercury-containing lamps. Mercury-containing lamps include tubular and compact fluorescent lamps, high intensity discharge lamps (mercury vapor, metal halide, high pressure sodium), and fluorescent backlights in flat panel and liquid crystal displays commonly used as monitors, TVs and instrument displays. This document also provides Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the storage of spent fluorescent lamps and the use of drum-top crushers (DTCs) for compacting waste lamps.
Topics:Mercury Wastes, Universal Waste
Policy Directive Number:
EPA Publication Number:530-R-09-001
NTIS Number:NA
GPO Number:
Non-Regulatory Guidance:No


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