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Ballast and Lamp Recycling

Property Management Recycling Program

Bay Lighting’s Property Management Recycling Program helps businesses comply with EPA regulations in addition to reducing waste. Lamp recycling also helps facilities adhere to Leed Certification requirements.
Ballast and Lamp Recycling Program Benefits
  • Recycle lamps, ballast and batteries
  • Simple per-lb. cost
  • No hidden pickup fees or fuel surcharges
  • Maximizes storage space through frequent pickup
  • Saves time and resources by combining lamp delivery with recycling pickup

Why Recycle?

Fluorescent lamps provide significant savings for commercial properties. They are four to five times more efficient than incandescent bulbs. Fluorescent lamps also last longer than incandescent or halogen lamps, and require less frequent replacement.

However, energy efficient lighting products, such as fluorescent lamps, CFLs, and high intensity discharge (HID) lamps, contain small amounts of mercury. The improper disposal of large numbers of lamps creates mercury pollution in the environment.

The US Environmental Protection Agency has special regulations for mercury-containing lamps. Our service eliminates paperwork, alleviates transport issues, and helps keep disposal costs low. We make lamp recycling easy.

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May 13, 2024
Each year, Earth Day invites us to reflect on the environmental impact of our daily choices and the ways we can build a healthier planet. In the spirit of this day, let’s explore the significant role that lighting plays in our environmental footprint.
April 18, 2024
In 2023, global efforts to boost energy efficiency gained traction, with the International Energy Agency reporting a push to double the rate of progress to 4%. This ambitious goal could slash energy bills by a third and contribute half of the CO2 reductions needed by 2030. Moreover, annual investment in energy efficiency soared by 45% since 2020, indicating a growing commitment to sustainable practices worldwide.

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