Alaska Fluorescent Bulb Recycling Regulations


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Quick Facts:

  • Due to mercury concerns, recycling fluorescent bulbs is highly recommended by the Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation and is required for many facilities throughout the state
  • Crushing fluorescent bulbs is allowed in Alaska

Recycling Options Available in Alaska:

The Bulb Eater

Crushes fluorescent lamps of any size while removing mercury vapors. Reduces labor, recycling costs, and storage vs. packing lamps

 

 

 

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State Regulatory Contacts

Primary Contact Title Agency Address Phone E-Mail
Diane Richardson Environmental Protection Specialist

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 10

222 W. 7th Anchorage, AK 99513

(907) 271-6329 richardson.diane@epa.gov
Secondary Contact Title Phone Area of Responsibility
  U.S. EPA, Region 10 (206) 553-1200  

More Resources

Web Links and Informational Resources
State of Alaska > DEC > Division of Air Quality http://www.dec.state.ak.us/air/
State-specific Universal Waste Regulations https://www.epa.gov/waste/hazard/wastetypes/universal/statespf.htm#ak