Recycling Near You - Light Globes and Compact Fluoros in the Lockhart Shire Council area
Light Globes Recycling Hotline

The best way to dispose of the light globes depends upon their type.

Fluorescent tubes, compact fluoros (CFLs), HIDs and metal halides all contain mercury and need to be recycled through council, commercial or community programs that safely separate the different elements. Search for options in your area below.  There is a specific globe recycling program in South Australia and toxic waste programs in New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania that collect CFLs. 

Incandescent globes and halogens can be recycled through some of these programs or can simply be wrapped in paper and disposed of in the garbage bin. They are made from low value and non-toxic materials which makes recycling them very difficult.  

Workplaces

If your workplace or business has large quantities of light globes to recycle, visit BusinessRecycling.com.au to find suitable service options.

Council services for Lighting

Lockhart Shire Council has not listed any Light Globe and Compact Fluoro programs.

Drop off locations for Lighting

5 drop off businesses match on Lighting within approx 60km of Lockhart NSW

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Business Name Address Suburb State Postcode Lon Lat Distance (Km) Approved Provider
Urana Waste Disposal Facility /business/17029 Boree Creek Rd Urana, NSW, 2645 146.3569603 -35.2656150 Urana NSW 2645 146.3569603 -35.2656150
Lockhart Shire Council Waste Depot /business/17033 Tip Rd Lockhart, NSW, 2656 146.6871847 -35.2266557 Lockhart NSW 2656 146.6871847 -35.2266557
Temora Shire Council Landfill /business/17034 Teal Street Temora, NSW, 2656 146.7861490 -35.2474643 Temora NSW 2656 146.7861490 -35.2474643
Culcairn Transfer Station /business/17035 Schnaars Lane Culcairn, NSW, 2660 146.9688711 -35.6448250 Culcairn NSW 2660 146.9688711 -35.6448250
Coolamon Landfill /business/17038 102 Dyces Lane Coolamon, NSW, 2701 147.1503989 -34.8331391 Coolamon NSW 2701 147.1503989 -34.8331391
Urana Waste Disposal Facility /business/17029 Boree Creek Rd Urana, NSW, 2645 146.3569603 -35.2656150 Urana NSW 2645 146.3569603 -35.2656150

Pick up locations for Lighting

15 pick up businesses match your query on Lighting

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Business Name Details Picks up Fees Approved Provider
MRI e-cycle solutions (Aust) Pty Ltd Dependent on size and location of job. We prefer bulk q... Nationally May apply
MRI e-cycle solutions (Aust) Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Lamp Recyclers We are available for collection of bulk quantities of e... Nationally NSW May apply
Toxfree Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Cleanaway Please contact Cleanaway on 13 13 39 to enquire about p... NSW May apply
MRI e-cycle solutions (Aust) Pty Ltd Dependent on size and location of job. We prefer bulk q... Nationally May apply
MRI e-cycle solutions (Aust) Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Tip Fast Pickup service available clients customers and general ... NSW May apply
CMA Ecocycle Pick up service only for commercial quantities. NSW May apply
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd REMONDIS collects recycling and waste streams in bins r... Nationally May apply
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details NSW May apply
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details NSW May apply
1800-GOT-JUNK? (Australia) Pty Ltd. We cover the following suburbs: Artarmon Balmain Cha... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
The Sydney Rubbish Truck We pick up any quantity of residential and commercial w... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Port Stephens Rubbish Removal Service collection of any quantity within 100 kilometre radius ... NSW May apply

NSW residents with used fluorescent lamps can take them to Household Chemical Cleanout collection events. This is a free service for the safe disposal of a range of common household chemicals, as well as fluorescent lamps. Household Chemical CleanOut events are hosted by different councils on a roster basis around NSW, so check the calendar to find the details of your nearest collection event.

 

About Light Globes

  • Energy-efficient alternatives to incandescent globes, like CFLs and LEDs, use much less energy and last much longer than old style incandescent.      
  • Any type of broken globe should be wrapped and placed in your landfill bin. They should never go in your household recycling bin.
  • To clean up a broken fluorescent tube or compact fluoros follow the instructions from ZeroWaste South Australia

Importance of Recycling Light Globes

  • Compact fluoros contain trace amounts of mercury and one third of the amount used in office fluoro tubes. By recycling, the small amount of mercury can be recovered, used again and kept out of landfill.
  • Recycling fluorescent household globes can also recover other valuable materials like ceramic, glass, aluminium and phosphor that are used in products like fertilizer, aluminium cans and insulation batts.

Further Information

  • FluoroCycle is a voluntary partnership between government and industry to increase the recycling of mercury-containing lamps.
  • Fluorescent globe processing is carried out in Australia.