Things I didn’t know about compact fluorescent lightbulbs

They contain mercury and are dangerous if broken. They can’t just be thrown away because they contain mercury.

CFLs are not for use in track, recessed or dimmer fixtures.

….You as a consumer will be required to find certified waste recycling centers to turn in your dead and broken bulbs.

….The industry is currently aiming at totally mercury-free CFL lighting, but this is still five to 10 years away

from World Net Daily