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 How do I recycle long fluorescent lighting tubes?

Posted on Friday, Apr. 29, 2011

Thanks for recycling these! Many places will accept long fluorescent tubes to recycle. The nearest one to Santa Clara is:

Bay Lighting
(408) 261-2199
979 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95050

You can leave them with a sales associate and they'll take care of the tubes. For more information on additional places or recycling centers for other items, visit

Tags: Electronic waste, Light bulbs

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