Steps for Safely Disposing of a Broken CFL Light bulb

compact fluorescent broken Steps for Safely Disposing of a Broken CFL Light bulb
When a compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL – shown above before breaking) breaks, you must handle the contents with a bit more care as it contains mercury which is very toxic. NotMartha.org goes through the steps she took to thoroughly clean herself and the are where the bulb broke and also points us to the cleanup procedures recommended by the EPA.

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