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Fluorescent Bulb & Tube Recyclers

As of October 1, 2005, fluorescent light bulbs and tubes are no longer accepted in the garbage or at King County Transfer Stations. King County recommends that these products be recycled at one of the Take it Back Network recyclers.

Take it Back Network recyclers accept fluorescent bulbs and tubes and recycle them domestically in an environmentally sound manner. Take it Back Network members charge a fee for their recycling services. Learn more in the Take it Back Network recycling brochure (PDF, 173 K).

Take it Back Network Members

Name

Location

Hours

Take it Back Materials Handled

Bartell Drugs

877-227-8355

See website for locations

 

See website for hours of operation

Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Busby Junk Removal LLC

877-404-5865

Pick-up service only

 

Mon-Sun: 9am - 5pm

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

Ecolights Northwest, LLC

206-767-7142

1915 S Corgiat Dr.

Seattle, WA 

Mon - Fri: 7:30am - 4:30pm

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

Happy Hauler, LLC

206-784-0313

Pick-up service only

 

Tues-Sat: 8:30am - 6pm

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

Kelsun Distributors, Inc.

425-453-1199

13000 Bel-Red Rd, #206

Bellevue, WA 

Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5pm

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

Maple Leaf Ace Hardware

206-522-3324

9000 Roosevelt Way NE

Seattle, WA 

Mon-Sat 8am - 7pm Sun 9am - 6pm

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

McLendon Hardware, Inc.

253-850-2722

See website for locations

 

All stores are open 7 days a week, closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Hours vary by location and time of year – see website for details.

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

Mobile Electrical Distributors, Inc.

206-363-2400

14050 Lake City Way NE

Seattle, WA 

Mon - Fri: 7:30am - 5pm

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

PC Recycle - Bellevue

425-881-4444

13107 NE 20th St.

Bellevue, WA 

Tues-Fri: 10am - 6pm Sat: 10am - 5pm

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

PC Recycle - North Bend

425-292-3107

202 W North Bend Way

North Bend, WA 

Tues-Fri: 12am - 4pm Sat: 10am - 4pm

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

Name

Location

Hours

Take it Back Materials Handled

PC Recycle - Woodinville

888-881-1440

5817 238th St. SE

Woodinville, WA 

Mon-Fri: 9am - 4pm

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

PSC Environmental Services - Georgetown

800-228-7872

5400 Denver Ave. S

Seattle, WA 

Drop-off: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 9am - 2pm. Appointment suggested.

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

PSC Environmental Services - Kent

800-228-7872

20245 77th Ave. S

Kent, WA 

Drop-off: 2nd Thursday of every month from 9am - 2pm. Appointment suggested.

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

Seattle Lighting

425-252-4151

1811 Hewitt Ave.

Everett, WA 

Mon-Fri 9am-6pm Sat 10am-5pm

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

Seattle Lighting

206-622-4736

222 Second Ave Ext S

Seattle, WA 

Mon - Fri 9am - 6pm Sat 10am - 5pm Sun 11am - 5pm

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

Seattle Lighting

425-455-2110

14505 NE 20th St

Bellevue, WA 

Mon - Fri 9am - 8pm Sat 10am - 6pm Sun 11am - 5pm

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

Seattle Lighting

206-575-6224

300 Andover Park W

Tukwila, WA 

Mon - Fri 9am - 8pm Sat 10am - 6pm Sun 11am - 5pm

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

Seattle Lighting

360-692-1551

10876 NW Myhre Place

Silverdale, WA 

Mon - Fri 9am - 6pm Sat 10am - 5pm Sun 11am - 5pm

Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Seattle Lighting

206-268-3580

26 S Hanford St

Seattle, WA 

Mon - Fri 6:30am - 6pm Sat 9am - 5pm

Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Fluorescent Light Tubes

Call First

Be sure to read the vendor descriptions and call first to verify that they will accept your equipment. Some vendors accept items by appointment only.

Recycling Fees

Most Take it Back organizations charge a fee to cover the cost of labor to take apart the equipment and to transport the materials to a processing facility. Read the detailed description of their services and the fees by clicking on the name of the vendor. The fees change frequently so call first to verify the cost of the recycling service.

Environmentally Sound Recycling

The organizations listed in the local Take it Back Network have agreed to recycle the materials in an environmentally sound manner, either domestically, within nations that belong to the European Union (EU) or within countries that are members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (external). Learn more about the membership requirements to join the Take it Back Network.

Other Recycling Companies

For a list of fluorescent tube and bulb and tube recyclers that are not in the Take it Back Network, go to the What Do I Do With…? Web site and select "Fluorescent Lights" from the drop-down menu.

Note that the businesses and organizations that are not Take it Back Network members have not agreed to the Take it Back Network membership requirements and may export their equipment to countries that have less stringent environmental regulations. Before you pay a fee to have your materials processed, be sure to ask the recycler for documentation about where and how the materials are recycled to ensure the materials are being handled properly.

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Updated: Jul. 12, 2012


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