NEWS IN BRIEF
Correct conversions

ICEL, the emergency lighting arm of the Lighting Industry Federation, has warned that standard luminaires converted to emergency use should be tested for compliance with the relevant regulations and standards.

It has introduced a register of companies capable of carrying out the conversion properly.

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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.

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Low recycling awareness

Research commissioned by the Lighting Industry Federation, in partnership with recycling scheme Recolight, the Lighting Association and leading lamp producers, shows a lack of awareness amongst consumers regarding the requirement for compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) to be recycled.