Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Energy Efficient Light Bulbs, What They Didn't Tell You

All I can say is WOW, I was doing some research on the energy efficient bulbs and found many articles on how they contain mercury. Please be careful and don't break these in your home. Do your research on how to dispose of the bulbs and how to take care of them if they happen to break in your home. Not only can they be a hazard to your home, but our water as well.

Here are a few articles you can read for yourself.

1- To Little, To Late -
http://www.businessandmedia.org/articles/2008/20080326103035.aspx

2. The dark side of energy efficient bulbs -
http://www.phillyfuture.org/node/5297/

3- Fluorescent Light Bulb Warning-
http://www.newswithviews.com/Peterson/rosalind1.htm

1 comment:

  1. Patty, These lightbulbs are awful and as you said filled with mercury which have fumes that can just be breathed in, not even when broken! I will read your links.

    Thanks,
    Annette Rose
    http://www.4499.daisybluenaturals.com
    http://www.mineralsonthego.com

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