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Reading pioneers recycling scheme

Reading is to become the first place in the country to implement a new community recycling initiative that will see volunteers help to collect low-energy light bulbs for recycling.

The initiative has been created through a partnership between Recolight, the specialist WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, and CoBRA (Community Bulb Recycling Alliance). Recolight has increased its number of producer members by more than 20 per cent so far this year after a recruitment campaign.

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Dialight bags solid state lighting award

Dialight’s 150W DuroSite LED High Bay has won the Elektra award for solid state lighting applications at the European Electronics Industry Awards 2010.

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New life for factory site

The redevelopment of GE Lighting’s old factory site in Leicester could create 1,000 jobs.