Department of Public Works

Proper Disposal for Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs)

HHW Collection Event Schedule You may dispose of CFLs by doing the following:

  1. Drop off CFLs at a mobile Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection Event or permanent center.

  2. Take to designated retail stores. You may also drop off CFLs that are not broken at your local Home Depot store.

  3. Check with your City for specific City Operated Programs.

  4. Visit for more options.

  5. Visit the California DTSC website for more options.

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