Of those surveyed only 18 per cent were aware that CFLs need to be recycled through specialised recycling facilities. When asked what they thought they would do when their old CFLs reached end-of-life, 69 per cent said they would throw them away in the normal household waste.
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.
All the street lights in Lyme Regis are to be replaced with new slimline lamps providing white light.
Dialight’s 150W DuroSite LED High Bay has won the Elektra award for solid state lighting applications at the European Electronics Industry Awards 2010.