Gas Discharge Lamps (Fluorescent tubes, metal halide, sodium
Lamp Disposal and Recycling
The UK is adopting the EWCS (European Waste Catalogue)
which will classify fluorescent lamps as hazardous waste. The Special Waste
regulations on lamp disposal are being amended to class waste with a
hazardous waste number as Special Waste. Hazardous Waste Regulations will
then replace the Special Waste Regulations.
contain mercury and although it is only a very small amount (0.01%) the
quantity that is scrapped poses a very a serious environmental threat - due
to this they may not be landfilled as mercury can get into water supplies.
Fluorescent lamp disposal should now be through recycling, with the glass
and metal components being extracted.
Hazsafe has many
options for lamp storage, lamp disposal and lamp collection depending on
the type lamp and the quantity involved.
Please contact us to
discuss the options best suited to you.
Lamp disposal /
recycling of all lamps including:
Lamp (Fluorescent tube)
Mercury Vapor Lamp
Pressure Sodium Lamp