[Spridgets] Light Bulbs

Robert Duquette robertduquette at sympatico.ca
Mon Nov 12 14:57:13 MST 2007

Well, here in Ottawa, you bring them back to someone who disposes of them 
properly.  Then the question becomes "I'm going to burn how much gas to 
bring back a light bulb ( battery, whatever )?"  But, if you're going for a 
joy ride anyway ...

>From: davriker at nwi.net
>To: "David Lieb" <dbl at chicagolandmgclub.com>
>CC: Spridgets <spridgets at autox.team.net>
>Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Light Bulbs
>Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 12:33:40 -0800 (PST)
> >> We bought a bunch of those to convert all our lights over to compact
> >> fluorescent. They were all dead within one month.
>Incandesant bulb, 60 watt, 8 for $1.98 at Lowes.  Long life, 8 for $3.98.
>Single fluorescent bulb $5.99. (=8 for $50)  I'm sorry, I just don't see
>how they pencil out. Oh, and if you are trying to save the world by
>switching to compact fluorescent bulbs, tell me, how do you dispose of
>them?  Fluorescent blubs contain hazardous waste and should not be
>disposed of in a landfill, and when broken release ozone depleting gasses
>into the atmosphere.
>David Riker
>robertduquette at sympatico.ca
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