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Fluorescent lamps and ballasts (business only)

Fluorescent bulbs, tubes, and ballasts contain mercury and are considered hazardous waste. It is illegal to throw them into the trash as the mercury may be released into the environment. Please use one of the following drop-off locations instead.

Hours listed on this page may change without notice.

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AERC Recycling Solutions

1475 Crocker Ave
Hayward, CA 94544

NotesDrop-off, mail-back, pickup and fee: fluorescent lamps and PCB and non-PCB-ballasts; call for quote or visit Drop-off second Friday in month (9am-3pm) for individuals and small businesses. Pickup for large quantities.

Business Hazardous Waste Collection at the HHW Facility

500 Mecham Rd
Petaluma, CA 94952

NotesAppointment required. Accepts up to 27 gallons of liquid or 220 pounds of solid material.

Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc.

4101 Industrial Way
Benicia, CA 95403

NotesPickup and fee, call for instructions.

NotesPickup and fee: call for instructions. (Air Cycle Corporation)

2200 Ogden Ave, Ste 100
Lisle, IL 60632

NotesMail-back and fee: all kinds. Check web site for instructions.

MDS/Mercury Disposal Systems, Inc.

Tustin, CA

NotesMail-back and fee: fluorescent lamps; visit web site for instructions.

ReVolt Recycling Corp

657 143rd St.
San Leandro, CA 94578

NotesPickup and fee: call for instructions. See website for more information.


5750 Commerce Blvd
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

NotesPickup and fee: fluorescent lamps and PCB-ballasts; call for quote.

Stericycle, Inc.

NotesPickup and fee: call for quote.

Sunshine West Lighting

NotesMail-back, pickup and fee: contact for instructions.

Veolia North America

NotesMail-back, pickup and fee: fluorescent lamps, PCB-ballasts and HID lamps; check web site for instructions.

Waste Management LampTracker, Inc.

NotesMail-back program, see website for additional info.

West Coast Metals, Inc.

470 Caletti Ave.
Windsor, CA 95492

NotesDrop-off: non-PCB ballasts only. Ballasts are recycled as scrap metal.