Quick Tips / CFL breaks need a little TLC

incandescent-light-bulb-537x357Cleaning-up a broken CFL light bulb is not as easy as pulling out the broom and dustpan. CFL bulbs contain small amounts of mercury which if consumed can be dangerous to your health. Don’t worry, the mercury can’t harm you just by using the bulb, however, proper clean up is necessary if one breaks.

Check out Energy Star’s guide to cleaning-up broken CFL bulbs:

http://energystar.custhelp.com/

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