Use this box to recycle traditional, used incandescent or halogen light bulbs.
Zero Waste Boxes Include:
Color printed shipping box
Pre-paid UPS return shipping label
Processing of waste
Please send us your used incandescent or halogen light bulbs. A simple test to make sure you're light qualifies is shaking it a listening for the metal filament that breaks when a light burns out.
Please choose the size box you'd like to purchase. When you receive your box fill it with the appropriate waste streams. Once full, bring your box to any UPS location to ship your items back to TerraCycle using the pre-paid UPS shipping label which is already affixed to your box. When we receive your box, we'll safely recycle all of the collected materials.
The collected waste is mechanically and/or manually separated into glass and metal. The glass and metal are then reintroduced to other glass and metal production processes.
Please make sure NOT to ship any of the following bulb types: HID, CFL,Fluorescent, LED, any other non-incandescent bulb. We will also not accept household hazardous waste such as pressurized canisters, pesticides, oil based paint or medical sharps, organics, broken glass, bio-medical waste, soiled diapers or expired medication. In addition, we also will not accept any item that is classified as sharps, flammable, reactive, corrosive, ignitable, radioactive, toxic, infectious, or pathogenic.