Category Archives: South Africa

Stay away from South Africa!

Here’s some unsettling news from South Africa, via Independent Online: Each compact flurorescent lightbulb (CFL) contains between 5mg and 30mg of highly toxic mercury which makes them an environmental hazard when they are dumped. Currently there is no recycling plant … Continue reading

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South Africans urged to be careful with compact fluorescent light bulbs

“Take extra care when using new globes” is the warning issued by the Daily Dispatch in South Africa: COMPACT fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are generally welcomed as a more efficient alternative to incandescent bulbs – but environmentalists and health experts … Continue reading

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