1. Check if your lamps are recovered by the RecycFluo program
RecycFluo only accepts mercury containing lamps such as fluorescents tubes, compact fluorescent lamps and HIDs.
To check, you can:
Look for the Hg symbol on the cap of the lamps
Refer to our more detailed accepted products list
2. Estimate the quantity of lamps to be recovered
For less than 1 pallet of lamps: use the map to find your nearest business depot and drop the lamps off for free. If possible, please package your used lamps in boxes for easier handling.
It is strictly prohibited to abandon materials at site. Please contact the drop-off location.
For 1 pallet or more: a free pickup service is available. Please contact us directly at 1-888-860-1654 to arrange a pickup.
How many light bulbs constitute a pallet?
500 4-foot fluorescent tubes, or;
1,200 CFLs, or;
600 DHI lights, or;
A combination of the above.
3. How to organize a pickup
Before preparing your shipment for pickup, please contact us at 1-888-860-1654. A customer service representative will explain the process and send you a collection request form.
The lamps must be placed in boxes and the boxes must be paletted. Once the pallets are ready, you must return the completed collection request form to us.
Once your request has been processed, you will receive a confirmation of the collection date.
Once your lamps have been picked up and processed, you will receive a recycling certificate.