Fluorescent Light Tubes & Lamp Ballasts

Some of the basic guidelines are:

  • Whole bulbs only, no broken bulbs
  • We charge by the pound for tubes
  • To qualify for the boxed bulb discount,bulbs must be boxed a specific way. Ask for instructions.
  • Wrapping cardboard around bulbs does not qualify as "boxed" bulbs.
  • Please do not tape bulbs together
  • NEW! See our prices for bulb boxes below!
  • Please call if you have any questions. (509) 534-1638

Fluorescent Bulb Facts:

4 foot bulbs (approximate weights)
8 foot bulbs (approximate weights)
1 bulb = .66 pounds
1 bulb = 1.2 pounds
10 bulbs = 6.6 pounds
10 bulbs = 12 pounds
100 bulbs = 66 pounds
100 bulbs = 120 pounds


 


Bulb & Tube Charges:

We are unable to accept or recycle broken lights.

Loose bulbs, no boxes, wet or bad boxes:  $1.65 per pound charge

Under 75 pounds of bulbs, in original boxes or equivalent:  $1.20 per pound charge

Over 75 pounds of bulbs, in original boxes or equivalent:  $1.10 per pound charge

Incandescent bulbs: 40 cents per pound charge, $1 minimum

 Halogen bulbs: 40 cents per pound charge, $1 minimum

Compact fluorescent: No charge

Circular and U-Tubes: $1.75 per bulb charge

High Intensity Discharge and Metal Halide bulbs:$4.00 per pound charge if loose, $3.50 per pound charge if boxed properly (ask for details)

 

We now sell boxes for your fluorescent tubes!

4 ft boxes are $5 each

8 ft boxes are $7.50 each

If you buy 10 or more, you get a 50 cent per box discount!


Lamp Ballast Recycling Info:

Label MUST say "non-PCB" or "no PCBs" (check the fine print).

Currently, we are paying 5 cents a pound for non-PCB or electronic ballasts.

We cannot accept or recycle ballasts that contain PCBs.