Low energy light bulbs and fluorescent lamps.
Electro-recycling saves energy.
Exemplary lamp recycling processes: using state-of-the-art technology and well thought-out processes, we exceed the obligatory recycling rates.
Everyone knows the situation: at some stage your low energy light bulb or fluorescent lamp stops working. And now the problem: both of these kinds of light bulb contain hazardous waste. Please hand in your old light bulbs, therefore, either to the nearest recycling centre or to the mobile hazardous waste collection vehicle free of charge – find out when and where by contacting our hotline number: 0180 208 0 208. Furthermore, retailers selling electrical and electronic equipment are obliged by law to take back low energy light bulbs or fluorescent lamps.
What does REMONDIS do with low energy light bulbs and fluorescent lamps?
First of all, the unwanted products are sorted according to length and shape. Following this, we use different processes to professionally recycle low energy light bulbs and fluorescent lamps – depending on how they are made and their shape. During the recycling process, which mostly consists of a number of different phases, we primarily recover glass, metal and mercury – a substance that is dangerous for both humans and the environment.
The glass from low energy light bulbs and fluorescent lamps is of an excellent quality and, once it has been carefully cleaned, can be used to make any kind of product.