High Intensity Discharge (HID) and fluorescent lamps contain mercury. Mercury is released in vapor form if these are broken. Search for “low mercury lamps” often with green end caps. Protect burnt out bulbs in a protected location until they are able to be safely recycled.

Mercury in Products

Many common household products contain mercury. Click on the images below to find out more about each one. And if you have one of these items, please don't toss them into the trash! Please dispose of them properly at a drop-off location or as instructed by your municipality.